About Communication Corner
Communication Corner (CC) Nepal's largest independent broadcasting organization, brings its audience news of politics, business and economics, society, entertainment, sports, science and technology, health, agriculture as well as other topics.
CC runs Ujyaalo 90 Network (UNN) a combination of FM, satellite and online broadcast which values public service broadcasting. CC was established and continues to be managed by a creative and enthusiastic group of radio professionals dedicated to producing, broadcasting and managing innovative radio projects in Nepal.
Since its inception in 1998, CC has continuously increased its efforts to educate and inform the general public through effective radio and training programs. CC has also been a pioneer in radio program design, production, broadcast management and networking with various production groups and FM radio stations across the country.
CC is made up of about 60 media professionals and experts in its main office at Kathmandu valley and more than 70 reporters across the country.
CC has a separate broadcasting wing, Ujyaalo 90 Network (UNN) which integrates broadcasts on FM 90 MHz for Kathmandu Valley, satellite audio broadcast for the rest of Nepal and South Asia and online broadcast for Nepali expatriates around the globe.
CC produces a variety of radio programs focused on public concerns. The program formats are diverse including radio news bulletins, current affairs, magazine and serial & mini radio dramas. CC also designs and produces sponsored radio spots, PSAs, and jingles. The target audience for CC production varies from urban elite listeners to the rural poor as well as youth across the country. CC has been producing radio programs and campaigns which focus on subjects like sustainable peace, development, reforms, human rights, post conflict issues, constitution making, education, health, science, information communication technology and the daily livelihood of the common people. Currently CC's productions are distributed and receive high ratings in Kathmandu Valley, across the country and around the globe among Nepali speaking population.
15 YEARS OF CC
|1998||Communication Corner established|
|2000||Started to produce news and current affair programs creating a radio network with 3 stations outside Kathmandu valley|
|2001 August||Started new media technology (internet) to distribute audio using internet for remote FM radio stations.|
|2001 October||Telephone hybrids used as means to send real time audio to fm stations. The number of partner stations to broadcast news reached 7 from 3 after telephone hybrids came into operation|
|2003||CC started to use satellite broadcast system by using V-SAT technology.|
|2005 February||King took over power from elected Prime Minister and started censorship in all media.|
|2005 June||Ministry of Information and Communication (MOIC) ordered CC to close its all operations. CC filed the case against MOIC in Supreme Court and won the case.|
|2006 April||People's movement compelled king to step down from power.|
|2006 July – 2007 February||CC expanded radio network with open channel and with V-SAT earth station with status of national broadcaster.|
|2007 March||CC launched 'Ujyaalo 90 FM' in Kathmandu Valley and website www.unn.com.np|
|2009||CC started to build corporate office with international broadcast facilities at Jawalkhel behind the zoo.|
|2011||The office and broadcast system of the CC/Ujyaalo came to an operation from its own corporate building from June 2011
|2012||Insalled Solar System in Ujyaalo Ghar which supports power system to run overall office's equipments|