Advertising in AIR FM Gold - Kolkata

Advertising in AIR FM Gold - Kolkata
Popular Options


Per Second

Card Rate

₹ 27

Offer Rate

₹ 29
Other Options
Studio Shift

Studio Shift

Per Show

Card Rate

₹ 5,54,400

Offer Rate

₹ 5,25,230


Per Hour

Card Rate

₹ 1,84,800

Offer Rate

₹ 1,75,080

Content Creation

Per Jingle Recording

Card Rate

₹ 5,000

Offer Rate

₹ 4,000
**18% GST is applicable on the above rates



Radio Frequency




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About Advertising in AIR FM Gold 100.2- Kolkata

Advertisers can place their ads in AIR FM Gold 100.2, a key player in the Bengali music space. Advertisements through AIR FM Gold in Kolkata lets advertisers reach out to Bengali music listeners. With significant market share in Kolkata, AIR FM Gold 100.2 is one of the top stations to advertise in. Starting Rate Card for AIR FM Gold Advertising in Kolkata is Rs. 660. Placing creative ads in AIR FM Gold gives your brand a comprehensive and efficient coverage across Kolkata to deliver high level of cost-effective response.

About Advertising in AIR FM Gold

Air FM Gold is on air since 2001. This is a radio channel of All India Radio, India’s national broadcaster. It has 30% News and Current affairs component and 70% entertainment programming. Main Programs include News FM Gold (Hindi), National Programme of Talk, Raat Ke Humsafar, Samachar Prabhat, Door Koi Gaye, Raina Beeti Jaye and Morning News. Air Gold has become one of the best station for advertisers for extensive reach.

IRS Data
Radio StationListenership
Radio Mirchi1388000
Red / Suryan840000
Big FM853000
Fever / Aahaa FM598000
Radio One421000

About The Media Ant – Radio Advertising Agency

We are India’s first Radio ad agency that provides discounted cost without asking any question or forcing you to signup. As a leading Radio Advertising agency in Kolkata we offer the best rates to our clients. We keep total cost down and provide you with very competitive rates. Explore more about AIR FM Gold Kolkata’s Ad card rates and discounted rates in Media Options and Pricing Tab. You can also contact us to know more about placing adverts in AIR FM Gold 100.2, Kolkata.

Advertisement Options in AIR FM Gold, Kolkata

Radio Commercials: Free Commercial Time also know as FCT is made available by the Radio Station. Advertisers can promote their brand by buying a set of time slots at discounted rates. Commercial times and their rates are further classified on the following basis:

  • Prime Time: These are morning or early evening slots when most of the audiences are listening to the radio as they commute. The rates are usually higher than the other slots.
  • Non Prime Time: The time-band in which the viewership/ listenership is relatively low as compared to prime time. The cost is usually the lowest.
  • RODP (Mixed Time): Ads gets placed in equal slots between morning peak, evening peak and non peak. The rates are usually moderate.

RJ Mentions: RJ talks about advertiser’s brand while conducting the show. The RJ spends about 30-45 sec talking about the brand.

Contests: Any form of games which can be sponsored by advertisers where the listener stands a chance to win a prize. Some examples include quizzes & singing competitions. The sponsor has to provide the winner with a prize worth a minimum cost at Rs 1500.

Studio Shift: Any of the Radio shows can be broadcasted out of a location outside of the studio which is decided by the brand. For example the RJ’s can broadcast out of a particular restaurant to promote that brand. 

Time Check: RJs talks about the brand while conducting the show. The RJ spends about 30-45 sec talking about the brand.

Sponsorship Tags: Advertisers have the opportunity the name of the brand to any specific program or song of the Radio Station as Title Sponsorship, Powered by or associate sponsorship

Roadblock: Advertisers can acquire all the ad spots of Radio station within a time frame.

Specials: Advertisers can wish the audience on special occasions such as Diwali, Holi, Navratri, Independence Day, etc.

Premium Placements: Advertisers can get premium placements at a higher cost for a 10 second FCT which is aired as the last or the first spot of the break.

Advertisement Pricing Details of AIR FM Gold, Kolkata

Ad Rates: If the cost of an ad is listed as Rs 400 for a radio station in a city, it means its the pricing unit of 1 jingle played for 10 seconds If advertisers play a 30-second Ad 5 times for 7 days, the cost would be Rs. (400 X 30*5*7)/10 = Rs. 42,000.

Discounted Rates: We show the lowest rates the ads can be purchased for directly in our Media Options and Pricing Tab. Additional Discounts on ad rates depend upon the volume of ad buying by advertisers.

Additional Cost: Advertisers will have to pay an additional 15% on discounted rates as a service tax while buying ad spots.

Other Advertisement details of AIR FM Gold, Kolkata

Planning Assistance: Our experts can help advertisers book ads for their brand by recommending the right slots at the best rates.

Ad Length & Campaign Duration: Minimum Ad length excepted is 10-seconds and campaign should run at least for 1 day. Whilst the most common ad lengths are 30 and 40 seconds, ad spots can in effect be any time length up to 60 seconds or even longer. The longer the time length, the more expensive the spot airtime will cost.

Ad Frequency: Recommended repetition for radio ads are 5 times/ day. 

Ad Booking Deadline: Advertisements can be booked a day prior to the execution day, if the advertisers are ready with their creative and agree with the final rates.

Multiple Creatives: Advertisers can rotate their ad creatives according to their requirements at the same cost.

Ad Slots Details of AIR FM Gold, Kolkata

Ad TimeAd OptionAd TypeDescription
07:00 AM – 11:00 AMPrime TimeMorning DriveIt is one of the recommended ad slots for radio advertisers because of the high engagement of listeners, due to this the cost of this time slot is also high.
11:00 AM – 05:00 PMNon Prime TimeMiddayThe cost of these ad slots are the lowest as there are lesser number of radio listeners during this period. However, major talk shows are played in this day part.
05:00 PM – 10:00 PMPrime TimeEvening DriveCoveted times for advertising as most of the commuters listen to radio during this time. The rates are similar to Morning Drive.
07:00 AM – 11:00 AM, 11:00 AM – 05:00 PM, 05:00 PM – 10:00 PMMixed Time or RODPAll DayThe ads get equal slots between morning drive, midday and evening drive. Where the cost incurred will be moderate.

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Which all stations operate under Akashwani/All India Radio?


There are five different stations that operate under All India radio. They are as follows:

1. AIR Primary Channel: AIR  Primary Channel is a regional station that covers the entire region and has a higher reach. These stations can cover multiple cities within a given state and reach out to more people. The Regional Channels follow a composite programme pattern comprising of music - classical, light, folk and film, News and Current Affairs, Radio plays, features, Farm and Home programmes, programmes on Health & Family Welfare and programmes for Woman, Children etc.

2. AIR Local: AIR Local is a local station that covers a specific city or a locality. The program content is made as per the locality and its people and language. Local radio stations serve small communities, showcase local culture, and broadcast area-specific programmes for the benefit of the community.

3. AIR FM Rainbow:  AIR FM Rainbow features Hindi and regional language songs, while also playing English music and providing hourly news in English, regional language, and/or Hindi. Rainbow FM stations play ghazals, soundtracks, and a variety of programs featuring Western music, both popular music, and classical music.

4. AIR FM Gold: AIR FM Gold is an FM radio channel that only operates in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai. It features Hindi, English, and Tamil songs along with hourly news in English, Hindi, and Tamil for the respective cities.

5. Vividh Bharati: All the programmes featured in Vividh Bharati are produced centrally at Vividh Bharati Service, Borivali, Mumbai and up-linked to the satellite. Some local programme windows are also provided at these stations to give regional flavour to the listeners.  It presents a mix of film music, skits, short plays and interactive programmes.