If “nobody listens to Radio anymore”, why then are companies spending money to build and operate more Radio stations?
The number of Radio stations on the dial increased again in third quarter of 2013 over the previous year.
|AM Radio Stations:||4,745||4,728|
|FM Radio Stations:||6,580||6,613|
|FM Educational Stations:||3,803||3,980|
12/31/13 – Follow up
A number of people asked if the numbers above inclued low power FM stations and the answer is no. Here are the numbers for LPFM stations.
|Low Power FM Stations:||822||788|
This additional information should debunk the notion that the only grown in Radio stations on the air is coming from low power FM stations.
Talk to you soon.