Hong Kong Radio Online
There are several options when it comes to listening to the radio in Hong Kong and these include both radio and internet possibilities. Radio Television Hong Kong is the public service broadcaster in Hong Kong. It operates seven networks that can be found in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin. It also operates two English radio channels that broadcast 24 hours per day.
Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK)
Radio Television Hong Kong, Broadcasting House,
30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon
To get a list of all of the stations available on RTHK, you can visit: One of the most popular programs is the BBC World Services which offers English news and commentary from the world famous British Broadcasting Company.
Radio 3 plays international and local news. You can also hear easy-listening music and hear discussions throughout the day depending on the station. Stations included in Radio 3 are: 107.8 FM, 567 AM, 97.9 FM, and 1584 AM / 106.8 FM. There is a live online broadcast as well. Radio 4 mostly plays classical music and jazz. On Radio 6, listeners can hear the BBC World Service.
The Metro Broadcast Corporation Limited has three radio channels that have some programming in English, news shows, showbiz updates, and finance programs. The Metro Plus show on 1044 AM broadcasts in English and additional languages. Other companies, such as Commercial Radio Hong Kong, have stations in English.
Thanks to the internet, many English speaking radio stations can be found on line and streamed live. Although a program such as Windows Media or Real Player is needed, there are thousands of radio stations that can be streamed from around the world. Hong Kong does not censor stations from being played online. Even small towns that have local radio stations are starting to stream online more frequently now so it’s possible you might be able to listen to the same channel that you would in your native country’s hometown.
There is a variety of music that can be found playing in Hong Kong. Stations play everything from classic rock to contemporary pop, jazz, classical, and Top 40. In addition to popular acts from Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom, music can also be heard from popular Asian artists as well.