BCC NEWS NETWORK
With the effort of around 50 dedicated staff members stationed in Taiwan and
major cities around the world, BCC's News Network provides daily round-the-clock
all news programming in Mandarin. Whenever there is breaking news or important
event, most people in Taiwan turn to BCC's News Network. In recent years, its
listener population has reached over one million.
News Network is Taiwan's swiftest and most accurate source for local and
international news reports, it provides, weather, traffic, sport and stock index
information, and also lively news-related talk shows, in-depth analysis and
commentary. Its news gathering services and around the clock's format
programming are assisted by the most modern news editing system in Asia.
News Network's programs are available to the listener in Taiwan, Chinese
mainland and Mandarin-speaking communities globally. In additions, News Network
is the news provider of several mobile careers and website industries in
BCC POP NETWORK
(i like radio)
Pop Network is the first FM network in Taiwan with most listeners of all
ages. Over the past years, it offers a variety of pop music, entertainment and
hottest information programs which has secured its leadership in the
In order to meet the needs of listeners of different interest, Pop Network is
broadcast 24 hours all year round. It has managed to invite people of different
backgrounds to host the programs. Among them are entrepreneurs, artists,
advertisers, actors, stage consultants, models, film critics, computer experts,
filmmakers, musician and foreigners.
In addition, Pop Network offers live call-ins programs and keep organizing
large scale concerts, singing contests, dancing parties, etc. to establish a
closer encounter with its listeners in Taiwan, Chinese mainland southeast
coastal areas and overseas Chinese community. In 2007 this network was renamed
as "i like radio".
BCC MUSIC NETWORK
Music Network was first launched in 1988 and has since been providing
listeners all over the island with the most easy listening and delicate
In 1994, it launched the most advanced computerized broadcasting system in
Asia. Its professional music editors and extensive music collection have
guaranteed the high quality and diversity of this 24 hours music network without
In 2000, this professional music network was renamed as Wave Radio, and in
2007, as "i radio". In order to provide best quality services to its listeners
that fall into the age group of 20 to 45, the so-called young adults, famous pop
singers, musicians, composers, etc. are invited as program host.
BCC TAIPEI AM747 HAKKA CHANNEL
There are around four million Hakka population in Taiwan, in order to
preserve the Hakka culture and to keep serving the Hakka community, BCC Taipei
AM747 Hakka Channel was launched in 1997 and its frequency was changed to the
present AM 747 in the following year.
Its programming includes news, life, family, education, entertainment,
custom, health, legal, folk and drama information. In order to serve better this
important community of Taiwan, segments of Hakka dialect's idiom, proverbial
phrase lessons are also provided through this channel that covers mainly the
northern part of Taiwan. In order to diversify its programs, Taipei AM747 Hakka
Channel also offers some programs in Taiwanese dialect, English, Japanese,
BCC FORMOSA NETWORK
Formosa Network is the only island-wide Taiwanese dialect's network that
provides music, entertainment and news programs to Taiwan's rural Taiwanese
dialect-speaking population. Its high quality programs and its dedication to
serve the rural community have been recognized by numerous awards, including the
Golden Bell Awards, the Culture Development Awards, etc.
Formosa Network offers local flavor program in Taiwanese and Mandarin to
serve the listeners of over 30 years old. Reporters from BCC headquarters and 3
operation centers provide the latest news and information while talk show hosts
discuss current issues such as agriculture, health, employment, leisure,
personal finance, and technology. In addition, an advanced Dalet computer
broadcasting system provides a song request service to listeners.
Keep serving the rural community and providing more diverse, updated and
caring programs that match with the social and agriculture development will be
the main effort and goal of Formosa Network.
BCC COUNTRY NETWORK
In 1999, BCC's AM Network Two was renamed Country Network. Colorful and
entertaining Taiwanese dialect's programs with a rich local flavor make up the
largest portion of its programming that includes discussions of local customs,
traditions and topics of interest to the general public. Besides, Country
Network also features a strong team of popular Taiwanese program hosts.
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