The Voice of Maldives marks, World Radio Day 2017

When life gets busy
Radio becomes more significant and demanding
The more you reach the more you involve
After all "Radio" is "YOU"

This is a production of Public Service Media (PSM) in Maldives. 

The Public Service Media (PSM) was formed as a Public Service Company under the Public Service Media Act (9/2015) on 28th April 2015. PSM is the official State Media in the Maldives. The Public Service Media Act obligates PSM to provide TV, Radio, Online and Print Media services to the general public; along with creating media personnel. PSM’s basic responsibility is to create awareness among the public in providing news and infotainment. The Maldives introduced radio services on 29th December 1962, while the TV service began on 29th March 1978.

The Maldivian traditions, culture, ideology and their values are the factors that shape the services provided by the Public Service Media. PSM strives to sustain the spirit of nationality and peace and harmony in the society. The Public Service Media reserves the right through the Public Service Media Act to provide their services for commercial benefits; having given their public services freely to the citizens. Currently PSM Owns, TVM, Dhivehi Raajeyge Adu, Dhivehi FM, Majlis Channel and Maldeeb weekly magazine.

Dhivehiraajjeyge Adu is the premier radio channel of PSM. As a public service broadcaster, the channel's content is based on educating, informing and entertaining listeners. Established on 29th December 1962, Dhivehiraajjeyge Adu is transmitted on MW 1449 KHz and FM 89.0 MHz remains one of the most trusted sources for news and information.

Radio remains the mass media device that reaches the widest audience in the quickest time and its potential for spreading influence and information is vast.

On the special occasion of world radio day, we present a panel discussion. Radio skilled guests join to talk about Radio broadcasting in Maldives. 

The highlighted points are: 

  • Why people choose Radio
  • Importance of Radio in a busy life
  • Demand on Radio
  • Technology of Radio
  • The future of Radio  Recording of panel discussion



  • ABU-Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

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