The people of Belgaum have been pressing for private FM stations in Belgaum and during the Phase II of the FM radio licenses Belgaum was not covered.
As per the notification as many as Four stations could be operational in Belgaum.
Dont be gladsome immediately, still this is just a policy and the auction of the said slots has to be done which might take anywhere between 6-12 months. After the auction is done if there are bidders, then the frequency would be alloted and then each operator will have time to commence operations.
In Karanataka as many as 55 new FM stations could be operational.