It will also offer live shows, syndicated programmes, popular podcasts, as well as exclusive broadcast rights to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, ICC Women’s World Cup and more.
Dubai-based network Channel 2 Group Corporation has partnered with Fun Asia Network (FAN) to launch TALK 100.3 – the UAE’s only South Asian sport and business radio station. It will be launched on June 13 in the UAE with build-up and coverage of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand.
Commenting on the partnership, Ajay Sethi, Chairman and MD of Channel 2 Group Corporation, said: “I am delighted to partner with Fun Asia in developing the first talk and sports radio station in the UAE, speaking directly to a South Asian audience. Fun Asia represents media broadcasting at the highest level. I am very grateful to all my friends from the cricket fraternity for their support in this new venture.”
Sam Thakkar, Group CEO of Thakkar Group, added: “This is an exciting step for Fun Asia and we are thrilled to partner with the Channel 2 Group Corporation to bring audiences exceptional sports content from around the world direct to the UAE.”
The radio station will develop content in association with the Channel 2 Group Corporation. It will also offer live shows, syndicated programmes, popular podcasts, as well as exclusive broadcast rights to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, ICC Women’s World Cup, ICC World Test Championship Final, and more.