Canadian FM Chip News Stories

Here is a running list of what we have discovered

(Updated May 16 2017)

Toronto Metro – Toronto City Council
http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2017/05/16/city-to-push-for-fm-radio-on-phones.html

CBC Radio 1 and Toronto City Council Exec
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/fm-smartphones-toronto-1.4116424

CFJC Today – The future of smart radios
http://www.cfjctoday.com/column/562684/future-smart-radios

FFC looks to be interested in supporting the movement
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/02/16/the-fcc-wants-you-to-be-able-to-listen-to-fm-radio-from-your-smartphone

FM Activation in Smartphones Reaches a Milestone
http://nabpilot.org/fm-activation-in-smartphones-reaches-a-milestone/

FM Chip in Smartphone Data – 1Q 2016
http://www.nabanet.com/nabaweb/committees/radio-fm-chip-in-smartphone-data.asp

http://www.insideradio.com/free/clyburn-a-lover-of-radio-still-won-t-press-for/article_dad850c6-4f08-11e6-b7c1-ab0df91f65bd.html

NextRadio Expands Into Canada

http://www.nabanet.com/nabaweb/newsletter/NABAcaster%20Issue_23.pdf

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/fm-radio-cellphone-telecoms-1.3577447

http://www.fyimusicnews.ca/articles/2016/05/16/heat-unlock-fm-chip-smartphones

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/free-radio-my-phone-north-americans-demand-telcos-unlock-fm-radio-smartphones-1560600

https://cartt.ca/article/new-site-urges-fm-chip-activation-canada

http://www.broadcastdialogue.com/Admin/pdf/weekly/BD%20May%2019.pdf
The National Campus and Community Radio Association is launching a campaign to pressure Rogers, Bell and Telus, and smartphone manufacturers, to activate the FM chip which is installed on most smartphones. For readers not aware of the FM chip, click HERE for an article published in Broadcast Dialogue…

http://globalnews.ca/news/2710861/unlock-the-hidden-fm-radio-locked-in-smartphones-broadcasters-urge-providers/

http://globalnews.ca/news/2713350/breakfast-buzz-should-an-activated-fm-chip-be-mandatory-in-all-cell-phones/

http://www.900chml.com/syn/110/105887/broadcasters-push-for-fm-smartphone-chips-to-be-unlocked

http://www.630ched.com/syn/98/125879/125879

http://www.640toronto.com/syn/107/139289/139289

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/321-life-saving-fonts-ransomware-cars-and-more-1.3584113/why-don-t-smartphones-use-their-built-in-fm-antenna-1.3584115

 

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