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Radio and TV

Way back in 1979, a few idealistic visionaries laid the groundwork for what was to become NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association. The idea was to seise the opportunity of the newly-emerging concept of free radio in Europe, and in Italy in particular. Under the name Globe Radio Milan, they were among the first to put a private FM station on the air in the northern Italian metropolitan city of Milan. And in 1988, a powerful shortwave outlet – IRRS-Shortwave (the Italian Radio Relay Service) – was added to give NEXUS-IBA an international radio voice. In 1994, Internet services were added, with NEXUS-IBA becoming Europe’s first website to offer – as of 1995 – streaming audio and. Later, also video streaming services.

Since 1988, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association has been chartered as a strictly non-profit, all-volunteer association by Italian law. The purpose and focus of the original pioneering idea have not changed, i.e. making Shortwave, AM/Medium Wave, TV and Internet broadcasting facilities available to our members and, occasionally, to a small number of commercial clients at the lowest possible cost.

Our dedication to the concept of free expression has also remained unchanged since 1979, with a policy of non-interference in content, except in cases where it may violate Italian or other legislation. As a result, our programming is quite diverse and includes everything from disc jockey shows to religion, philosophy, culture, science and technology, and even old radio drama.

NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association is a coalition of broadcasters and independent programme producers and enjoys official status as a United Nations Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).

Contact us for all your needs in international broadcasting, i.e. if you need to reach new and large audiences on World radio, streaming or via satellite TV in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia & Pacific or in North and South America.