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SPH Radio stations increase in listenership!

Singapore, 1 December 2016 – SPH Radio stations Kiss92 and UFM100.3's listenership saw growth in the latest Nielsen radio diary survey results released today. 

Leading the pack is UFM100.3 with a growth of 17%, to 399,000 cumulative listeners. Singapore’s fastest growing radio station Kiss92 saw its listenership increase to 567,000 while ONE FM 91.3 listenership held stable at 267,000.

Mr Sim Hong Huat, General Manager of SPH Radio, said: “First and foremost, big thanks to our loyal listeners and partners for their avid support. The team will continue to work hard to grow the stations for our fans and partners. SPH Radio is Singapore fastest growing radio network and we’re determined to continue the momentum.”

Carine Ang, Programming Director and Presenter for UFM100.3, said: “We are very happy and were overwhelmed by the strong support of our fans. The team has devoted a lot of effort to our music and promotions and is encouraged to see many new fans tuning in to us.”

Glenn Ong, Senior Presenter for ONE FM 91.3, said: “It has been an absolute eye-opener to work with such a dedicated team – a team with so much passion for the music and their fans. I am still amazed by the number of fans who come up to us, telling us how this is the station they have been waiting for.”


ISSUED BY SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS LTD
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E 

For more information, please contact:

Serene Lim
Head of Marketing & Business Development
SPH Radio Pte Ltd 
DID: +65 6319 1514
Email: 
Lserene@sph.com.sg

Chua Pei Ling
Executive of Corporate Communications & CSR 
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: +65 6319 1895
Email: plchua@sph.com.sg


About SPH Radio Pte Ltd

SPH Radio Pte Ltd manages and operates three radio stations, ONE FM 91.3, UFM 100.3 and Kiss92.

ONE FM 91.3 is an English music station playing REAL MUSIC targeting males above 30. The station’s playlist features the likes of Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, Queen, Lenny Kravitz, Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, Def Leppard and more. Programs and promotions are male centric with up-to-date sports and lifestyle updates.

The ONE FM 91.3 line-up includes ONE FM’s #1 Breakfast Show with Glenn Ong and The Flying Dutchman. The radio legends anchor the morning show, weekdays 6am to 10am. Thereafter, it is No Repeat Workday with Jill Lim and Melody Chen, from 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm respectively.  The evening drive time shift, The Escape Plan with Shan and Cheryl is from 4pm to 8pm wraps up the weekday line-up.


Singapore's fastest growing station, Kiss92, targets women and families. Kiss92 provides in-depth women and family content, coupled with adult contemporary music. Women aged 30 and above, and families will find the channel informative and entertaining.

Maddy, Jason and Arnold in the Morning, start the day from 6am to 10pm, followed by Claressa Monteiro jazzing up the afternoon from 10am to 1pm, Charmaine Yee from 1pm to 4pm and John Klass taking fans home helming the 4pm to 8pm show, and Joshua Simon wraps up the day with Josh's Goodnight Kiss from 8pm to 12midnight.

UFM100.3 is a highly-charged Mandarin music station targeting at working professionals aged between 35 – 49 years that is specially catered to their lifestyle. Its creative, lively and engaging delivery style is able to consistently hook listeners on for a far longer period of listening. The music played on UFM100.3 includes popular and familiar hits which the listeners love, while program content is designed to cater specifically for the busy individuals with timely updates and discussion.

The station’s drive-time programmes are anchored by veteran DJs Wenhong, Limei, Xiaozhu and Weilong in the morning followed by DJ Anna from 10am to 1pm. Yuling takes over from 1pm to 4pm and makes way for Jing Yun and Liang Quan from 4pm to 8pm. Cheng Yao rounds up the day from 8pm to 12am.

The station actively engages its listeners through various interactive events such as dinner gatherings and enrichment workshops. To further strengthen loyalty, DJs also reaches out to the public through its outdoor activations, conducting games and giveaway prizes while introducing the station to new potential listeners. UFM100.3 also supports various community, non-profit and charity organizations with its annual U-Shine program that raises public awareness of lesser known causes and charities.


About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms, ranging from print, digital, radio and out-of-home media. 


SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region. In addition, SPH has two English radio stations and one Chinese radio station, an out-of-home digital advertising unit, a regional events and conferences arm, and runs a chain of modern retail convenience stores. SPH also has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.

SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH's latest retail development is The Seletar Mall located in Sengkang. 

For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg