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Tag 91.1 wins Best Radio Station award

Lily B. Libo-on
Filed on October 28, 2013

Tag 91.1, the first multi-platform and dedicated Filipino radio station in the UAE, has won the Best Radio Station in Dubai Award, over other competitors in the air barely seven months after its launch.

Began its operation in March 2013, Tag 91.1 grabbed the crown in a strong competition from Virgin Radio Dubai, Dubai 92, City 101.6 and Radio 1.

The award was organised by Ahlan, UAE’s leading celebrity magazine, during which its readers and members of the public voted Tag 91.1 over a period of one month. Farida Parekh, public relations manager of Arabian Radio Network (ARN), said the Filipino community strongly engaged themselves and had their say by casting a vote for TAG 91.1, which received over 50,000 votes.

The station that broadcast 24 hours a day on 91.1FM online at, and with dedicated iPhone, Android, Nokia and Blackberry apps, and a built-in player on all Samsung smart TVs, the station brings the best entertainment to life for the UAE’s 645,000 Filipinos.

Since its launch, the station has seen great success through advertising from major international brands. With over 50,000 Facebook likes and increasing daily, Tag 91.1 dominates the Filipino media in the UAE.

ARN, largest and most successful radio network in the Middle East, has nine radio channels, including Tag 91.1, representing every major community in the UAE.

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