The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland has welcomed the publication by Fianna Fail of draft broadcasting legislation as a major breakthrough.
More independent radio stations in Ireland could close if nothing is done to change the current funding situation, says John Purcell.
Mr Curran supported claims made by independent broadcasters that they should have access to public funding for programming that provides a service to the public.
A radio campaign by McCannBlue has helped IrishRadioPlayer get 70k downloads in its first six weeks.
State funding for independent radio stations is still very much a live topic in parliament, Alex White TD has confirmed.
The chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, John Purcell, has slammed national broadcaster RTÉ's use of public money to subsidise "huge, huge wages" and called on them to impose a cap.…
RTÉ and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland have done a deal with Radioplayer Worldwide to licence the Radioplayer service in Ireland.
The Choose Radio message has started running once again across 36 radio stations today in a joint campaign by the IBI and RTÉ.
The IBI has painted a stark picture for the future of independent radio in Ireland in a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications.
CK Broadcasting, owners of KCLR, have signed a ten year sound broadcasting contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland today.