April 29, 2013
The sequestered TV and radio IBC's presence in the provincial areas is strongly being felt not only in its wide television reach but also in its continued radio expansion. Success of the network's IBC Radio stations from AM and FM have made them the radio stations to contend with in key provincial cities nationwide.
iDMZ Cebu 89.8 was declared the number on FM station in the Central Visayas. In the latest Radio Research Council (RRC) Survey conducted between March 29 and April 2013, iDMZ 898 Cebu overwhelmed the competition with a 10.2 percent listernership as against its nearest competitor's 5.8%.
To be relaunched in Iloilo last 2012 is iDMZ 891 Iloilo whose 25kw transmitter will carry its signal as Panay, entire Panay provinces of Kalibo, Aklan, Capiz and Boracay. Also boasting of its 20-kilowatt reach is iDMZ 893 Davao which was official relaunched last 2012 while iDMZ 891 Davao recently transferred to its new state-of-the-art IBC Broadcast Complex in Candelaria St., Davao City.
The iDMZ stations feature a line-up of the most requested dance music hits delivered by the collest iDMZ DJs in their respective areas. The FM stations also boast of programming innovations of music entertainment for danze muzic zone like the Craze Diary and Sayawoke.
Craze Diary is the first dance craze series in Cebu to be aired in the FM band and features full stereo in the music entertainment programs on radio such as Wave 24, Slow Jam, Be Heard!, Rockin' Manila, Saturday Clubbing, Back to the 80's, Mobile Mixes, 90's Baddest, Dreamsounds, The Flow and The Quiet Storm to simulcast on iDMZ 891 Manila.
The Sayawoke is a sing-along danze music zone hits on-air program that guarantees immense the participation from FM listeners. Participants can send in their own recording of your favorite dance hit songs from international artist and K-Pop artist with topped with live guest performances from your favorite music artist as iDMZ 891 in their area will air it from Tuesdays thru Fridays at 10 p.m. to 12 midnight, right after Be Heard!. Aside from creative programming and all-hit danze music zone iDMZ 891, the IBC Radio stations also feature the promos, exciting games, and the prizes galore.
In keeping with IBC's commitment to be of the public service Kapinoy Network, all the Radyo Budyong stations are DYBQ 981 Iloilo, DYJJ 1296 Roxas, DYRG Kalibo, DYBG 672 Cebu and DXML 1044 Davao, are actively involved in their respective local communities by sponsoring and initiating civic programs. DZTV Radyo Budyong have been established, recruiting members in the area to participate in such activities as medical missions, tree-planting and other livelihood projects.