A first-of-its-kind app is being developed by All India Radio (AIR) Kohima engineers and is on a test transmission at Kohima station in Nagaland. Deputy Director General (E) K V Ramachandran informed this in regard to linking and live streaming of all stations in the Northeastern region.
Northeastern Region advisor, D N Basumatari stated AIR is stressing more on progress and better linking of all stations through this app.
The AIR stations would facilitate the strengthening of the face of the stations in the region. He called upon the members to optimally utilize the available facilities to achieve desired improvements of the stations, both infrastructural and technical.
Issues related to conducting programmes, studio renovation, studio and transmitter linking problems, FM transmitter requirements for wider coverage of NES programmes, transfer policy of staff have also been taken up by the AIR for further improvement. The participants also raised points on technical hurdles regarding broadcast of programmes and sought ways to cope with the changing scenario in the broadcasting sector.
The official AIR News Android app provides India’s regional news bulletins in audio form along with special news-based programs for an enriching news experience.