Fun Asia Network launches its fourth, independent radio station – Talk 100.3 in collaboration with Channel 2 Group Corporation less than a year after the launch of Beat 97.8, Big 106.2 and Luv 107.1.
The new addition is set to take the airwaves by storm by offering the South Asian community a fresh new formula, mixing sport, news and conversation with Talk 100.3 at the centre of the action.
The new station features two live daily shows every week from Sunday to Thursday including breakfast and driving time slots – rounded-off by specialized hourly segments from 11 am – 4 pm including the business midday wrap at 1 pm and sporting highlights with business reports from around the world and subcontinent throughout the day.
Talk 100.3 features a mix of high-profile and well-known, established radio presenters including Sobia Khan, Vivek Sanil and Anjan Ganesh, who return to the airways on Talk 100.3.
Following the launch of Talk 100.3, the station kicks off the cricket season with the ICC World Test Cricket Championship 2021 commencing on June 18th 2021, with international commentator Boria Majumdar taking the commentary box live from the Talk 100.3 studios.
Sam Thakkar, Fun Asia Group CEO comments: “To say we’re pretty excited that this day has come! Talk 100.3 has been a long time coming – and we know it’s what the UAE has been missing. The Fun Asia Network continues to grow its presence in the UAE offering audiences high quality content– from music to market news, business trends,financial forumsand the overall global economy.”
Ajay Sethi, Chairman and MD Channel 2 Group Corporation added: “We are excited to partner with Fun Asia, not only to grow the audience of their existing range of great stations but to develop a whole new format, combining oursporting expertise with their mass reach and broadcasting.”
The Talk 100.3 Shows
Sunday – Thursday:
talk BREAKFAST with Sobia Khan & Vivek Sanil, 7.00 am to 11.00 am
Sobia Khan & Vivek Sanil host “talk BREAKFAST” offering listeners news, business analysis, commentary, feature content, interviews and engaging conversation.
The show will feature Business Headlines every 15 minutes, the BBC Minute in English & Hindi, round up of the day’s top topics and headlines, the latest sporting scores, in-depth discussions and analysis of the international markets and current affairs as well as interviews with industry leaders and in-depth sporting analysis.
talk BUSINESS, 1pm – 2pm
A summary of the morning international markets and business updates from around the world.
talk BACK with Anjan Ganesh, 4.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Anjaan Ganesh hosts “talk BACK” Keeping the conversation going on the way home. Topics include: news, sport and conversation, round up the day’s headlines, latest sports results, conversation, informative discussions, debates and entertainment.