|ALGOA FM is a contemporary music driven radio station whose broadcast footprint area stretches from the Garden route to the Wild Coast and as far inland as Aliwal North. ALGOA FM provides familiar well loved music, together with the best of the latest Adult Contemporary hits all day long. |
Algoa FM received the Station of the Year award at the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards. This award named Algoa FM the number 1 station in South Africa for the year, a first for a Eastern Cape based radio station.
Recently, the station replaced Whatsapp with Telegram, a messaging application that allows the station direct communication with the listeners. Also, this application allows the station to keep insights and analytics on listeners.
In keeping up to date with the times, Algoa FM's prides itself in being a multimedia station. The website is content driven and social media platforms are specifically geared to engage directly with audiences and with the immediacy that the digital era requires.
Programming includes news, sport, traffic, weather, entertainment info, community news and various lifestyle features.
Presented by approachable, fun-loving and well-loved personalities, ALGOA FM is synonymous with the lifestyle of upper income earners in the Eastern Cape and the Garden Route.
All promotional activities project the lifestyle of these regions. Algoa FM's corporate social investment programme is known as: "Algoa Cares".
Algoa FM operates a transmitter split called the Border Drive which is on the air between 3pm and 7pm during weekdays. The show is broadcast from our East London studio, based at Hemingway's Casino and focuses on the Border area (East London, King William's Town, Queenstown and Aliwal North.) An advertising split is broadcast to the Garden route during the afternoon drive time show 'The Fastlane'.