The Trinidad Broadcasting Company (TBC) Limited is the nation’s first and largest radio network. The TBC Radio network germinated in 1925 as Rediffusion, a British-based company, which acquired rights to radio distribution in Trinidad.
In 1941 the Company changed its registered name to Rediffusion (Trinidad) Limited with the objective of expanding its radio services through-out the island. 1946 saw another step in the evolution of the Trinidad Broadcasting Company (TBC) Limited branded as TBC Radio Network when Rediffusion (Trinidad) Limited launched the network.
This was based on the need to cover extra territory and the TBC was granted licensing approval to operate a radio transmitter. On August 31, 1947 the first local radio station, Radio Trinidad 730AM was born. Today Radio Trinidad has been re-branded to Inspirational Radio 730AM, the Nation’s most established gospel radio station serving listeners both locally and regionally.
In March of 1976 TBC launched its second radio station: 95.1FM the nation’s first station on the FM Band. Today 95.1 ... “The Best Mix” has retained the ranking as the number one rated Adult Contemporary Station in Trinidad and Tobago based on the latest media survey. On New Year’s Day in 1991, the TBC launched Radio Tempo 105 FM now VIBE CT 105 FM, the first Station with an all formatted local music content. Today this station has established itself as the first choice for Local Content and the Sports Leader.
On September 24, 1995 TBC launched it’s forth station Sangeet 106.1FM. This station evolved from a history of over fifty years experience of East Indian programming on TBC Stations. Sangeet 106.1 … “The Superstation" has established itself as the highest rated East Indian Radio Station for local Chutney music and Current Affairs. On March 1, 2007 TBC launched its fifth station Aakash Vani 106.5 FM an easy listening Radio Station which within three months of its launch created a sensation in the market emerging as the number one rated East Indian Radio Station in Trinidad and Tobago.
On April 10th, 2011 TBC launched its sixth radio station SLAM 100.5fm – Progressive Urban. It’s the newest radio station taking over the airwaves and redefining our concept of urban music with a playlist ranging from dance to dancehall music.
The TBC Radio Network delivers 64% more listeners than the closest Radio Network Competitor. It is therefore the only Network that delivers over 100,000 listeners! TBC also makes available live streaming of its programming on the www.guardian.co.tt website.
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Inspirational Radio 730 AM: is Trinidad’s most established Gospel radio station. This station serves the gospel market and has a wide listenership both in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. The Station is a mix of gospel programmes, music and talk. For live streaming visit us at www.radiotrinidad.co.tt
Aakash Vani 106.5 FM: is the youngest brand in the TBC Network. Rated the #1 easy-listening East Indian Station in the last media track Survey, we deliver a unique and captive audience to our advertisers. Aakash Vani provides the right mix of inspirational and spiritual music offering strong and positive family values that is pleasing to the adult, yet caters to family.
Sangeet 106.1 FM: The SuperStation ... Sangeet 106.1 FM is the East Indian radio market leader with the undisputed #1 Morning Show – The Morning Panchayat. Sangeet 106.1 FM delivers a contemporary sound and is synonymous with broadcasting all the hottest and happening Chutney Events held at nightclubs throughout the country. We are also the Official Station for major Chutney events. For live streaming visit at www.sangeet106.co.tt
The Vibe Ct 105FM: ... where music meets culture. The premium Urban Adult station committed to reflecting the sound and sensibility of the Caribbean and capturing the many moods and flavours that exist therein. Calypso, Soca, Reggae and R&B all constitute the musical fare of the frequency but more importantly encapsulates that Trinbagonian essence which derives strength from diversity. For live streaming visit us at www.vibect105.co.tt
95.1FM ...The Best Mix: is the Radio Brand in T&T for the Adult Contemporary category of listeners who enjoy a combination of pop, soft rock, alternative, juxtaposed with some dance and hits with crossover appeal. The station is simply and aptly ...The Best Mix. For live streaming visit us at www.951thebestmix.co.tt
Slam 100.5FM: is young, hip and trendy. Our music format is best described as Progressive Urban as it fuses the best elements of the Urban Culture creating a new pulse for the listening pleasure of our nation's youths. We play an eclectic blend of Hip Hop, Dancehall, R&B, Pop, UPop and Soca. We stream live audio AND video at: www.slam1005.com www.facebook.com/slam100.5 www.twitter.com/slam1005fm
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