Kantipur FM 96.1 MHZ is a first private Nepali FM radio broadcasting station in Kathmandu Nepal. The FM radio station is owned by Kantipur Publications. It was established in October 1998 as a first private FM radio station in Nepal and is currently operating in the east, central and mid-western development regions of Nepal. Kantipur FM 96.1 Live is a most popular in eastern region of Nepal and it is most demanding and widespread FM station in Nepal and abroad as well. Kantipur FM mainly broadcasts news in Nepali and English and various entertainment programs. And it is a 24-hour airing FM station.
Chairperson/Managing Director: Kailash Sirohiya
Directors: Swastika Sirohiya and Rameshwor Thapa
Station Manager: Prabhat Rimal
Business Development Executive : Subekchya KC
From 2007 it started a nationwide transmission with two frequencies. 96.1 Mhz for the east and central regions and 101.8 Mhz for the western region of Nepal.