Fountain radio, a Christian radio station, an institution that is under D’S & E (T) Ltd was established on 23rd March 2016 as on test radio station. The Tanzania Communication and Regulatory Authority (TCRA) granted licence to FR on 14 September 2016 to operate as a radio station in Tanzania; and was assign a frequency of 89.7 MHz. The main objectives of this radio are to preach Christianity; educate and provide community with general knowledge; disseminate news, Sports, variety of talk programmes ; and provide education and descent entertainment. The target audience of the radio station is all gender and age groups with main emphasis to youth, women and children. Fountain Radio is located at Moshi-Kilimanjaro, the regional headquarter of the Northern Zone and one of the fastest growing towns in Tanzania.
Fountain Radio over the first six (2) years of operation had an average radius of 120 kilometres. In April 2018 Fountain Radio completed a geographical expansion programme which extended its signal to the entire Northern zone and parts of Central. Today Fountain FM has a radius of up to 300 kilometres and a listenership of well over 4.5 million people. The radio frequency 89.7 FM has coverage in entire Northern Zone and few areas in Central part of Tanzania Kilimanjaro,Arusha,Tanga,Manyara and Parts of Singida region
However, Fountain Radio has widen the listeners to the areas which we have not yet covered in terms of frequency modulation through ‘online’, our station can be tuned wherever in the world.
Leave a Reply
Subscribe now to the newsletter to receive weekly updates.