The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) signed a new sound broadcasting service contract this week for the Tipperary franchise area, currently operated by Tipp FM
This new ten year licence, which comes into effect later this year, on November 20, 2013, is a renewal of the current broadcast licence that was awarded to Tipp FM in 2003
Speaking at the contract signing, Bob Collins, Chairperson of the BAI, said:
“We are delighted to sign the contract with Tipp FM.
“They have provided a unique and distinct voice in their franchise area and this signing secures the continuation of these valued services into the future.
“The BAI wishes Tipp FM continued success in serving their audience over the duration of the next contract period.”
Commenting on the awarding of the new ten year licence, Tipp FM’s Managing Director Liam O’Shea thanked the station’s loyal listeners.
He said: “It’s a landmark day for the Station and the County, we are extremely grateful not only to the loyal advertisers who have been extremely supportive down through the years, but also the loyal listeners who have been with the station from the beginning of the journey.
It’s a very exciting time right now at the Station.
“We have a number of plans in the pipeline that we believe will not only enhance the popularity of the station but also bring us to a new level in broadcasting”.
The BAI was represented at the contract signings by the Chairperson, Bob Collins and Michael O’Keeffe, Chief Executive.
The signatories for Tipp FM were Tipp FM Chairman, Michael Crowley and Managing Director Liam O’Shea.