Advertising Rate Card and Packages

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The rate card serves as a guide. For a package catering to your needs and budget please contact Gabebah on 021 448 5450 or email

Advertising and Sponsorship Rate Card 2017

Station Profile and General Information

Name: Bush Radio

Frequency: 89.5FM

Language Medium: English, Afrikaans and Xhosa

Broadcast Times: 24 hours

Transmitter Power: 250 watts


LSM Group:

LSM 5-7 83.3% of listeners

LSM 8 – 10 16.7% of listeners

Income Breakdown:

R 1 400-R 2 499       14.58% of listeners

R 2 500-R 4 999       29.17% of listeners

R 5 000-R 8 000      43.75% of listeners

R 11 000-R 19 999   10.42% of listeners

R 20 000+                   2.06% of listeners

Age Group:

15 –24 years            60% of listeners

25 –34 years            18.75% of listeners

35 –49 years            16.67% of listeners

50+ years                 4.58% of listeners

Male/ Female Listeners:

Female =  52.08% of listeners

Male = 47.92% of listeners

Format: Music, talk and news

Basic rates:Rates are quoted for

30 second advertisements

Listenership: 59 000 RAMS and 275 000 independent survey

Booking deadlines: Seven days prior to broadcast (special deadline facilities available)

Material required:CD or MP3 (sent via email)

Cancellation:14 days written notice required 10% thereafter

Restrictions:Alcohol and tobacco

Exclusion: Rates quoted exclude VAT and Agency Commission

Coverage:Greater Cape Town & surrounds, Cape Flats, Khayelitsha, Mitchell’s Plein, Manenberg, Gugulethu, Nyanga, Grabouw, Malmesbury, Stellenbosch, West Coast past Atlantis to Gordons Bay, Mfuleni/Strand area and Philippi.

Internationally via online streaming

Advertising Rates (per 30 second spot)

Times                       Mon-Fri           Sat- Sun

05h00-06h00    R 467.00          R 467.00    

06h00-09h00    R 730.00          R 467.00    

09h00-12h00    R 730.00           R 605.00

12h00-14h00     R 730.00           R 605.00

14h00-18h00     R 730.00           R 605.00

18h00-21h00     R 605.00          R 467.00    

21h00-24h00    R 467.00           R 467.00    

24h00-05h00    R 467.00           R 467.00    

On Air Sponsorship / Paid Airtime

Interviews / talkshow

5 minutes = R1, 660.00 the time booked for a live interview

5 Minutes (primetime) = R1, 512.00

10 minutes = R2, 310.00

15 minutes = R3, 410.00

30 minutes = R6, 710.00

1 hour talk show = R13, 310.00

Outside Broadcasts

3 hour broadcast = R31, 000.00 (Interviews, competitions, announcements, two adverts per hour and a opening and closing billboard)

Satellite Broadcasts*

30 min = R3, 850.00

1 hour = R7, 700.00

*Satellite Broadcasts – this excludes setup costs and individual participating stations cost.


60 seconds = R880.00 Opening and closing billboard

90 seconds = R1, 330.00

120 seconds = R1, 815.00


60 seconds = R880.00

90 seconds = R1, 330.00

120 seconds = R1, 815.00


Please note that these rate card does not include VAT.

Campaigns under R 10 000 are payable upfront. Campaigns over R 10 000 require a 50% deposit and balance at 30 days.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact Gabebah on: 021 448 5450 or email:


19 Responses to “Advertising Rate Card and Packages”

  1. November Advertising Madness « Bushradio 89.5 FM Says:

    […] General ad rates here […]

  2. Jolandie Pollock Says:

    Please forward me details on your advertising packages.

  3. Why? Because we have to #16days « Bushradio 89.5 FM Says:

    […] you would like to support this or any Bush Radio project; through advertising, sponsorship or donations; please contact Brenda Leonard on 021 448 5450 or […]

  4. Ansi Says:


    I would like to know whether you have community notices. If so, how does one go about posting a notice?



  6. Local and International support for Bush Radio « Bushradio 89.5 FM Says:

    […] We have been really grateful to all the people who have given and shared goodwill with us to help keep the station going. The support has been amazing, from Aunty Val who dropped off sugar and tea, to singers Lira and Thandiswa Mazwai who recorded messages of support for us. Appeals have also gone international; former interns have donated and our friends at Public Acheivement* in Northern Ireland have put together a screening of the Academy Award winning film Tsotsi this Sunday the 6th November 2011. You can lend your financial support to Bush Radio by donating (CLICK HERE) or supporting us with your advertising. […]

  7. Seaton Nolan Says:

    I would like to advertise my business on Bush Radio on a Sunday between 12-2pm and again between 4-6pm.

    Kindly advise on costing?

    Kind regards
    Seaton Nolan

    • bushradio Says:

      We will get the sales and marketing team to give you a shout and discuss.

      They can work out a package tailored for your business.

  8. Start your engines – The Biker Show on 89.5FM « Bushradio 89.5 FM Says:

    […] advertising and promotional consideration contact Isherene via e-mail or on 021 448 […]

  9. kurt stemmert Says:

    Can u advertis the lee rider rally please and the blood run

  10. Happy Birthday to the Biker Show | Bushradio 89.5 FM Says:

    […] The Biker Show is an excellent opportunity for low cost advertising especially targeted at bikers. Contact any member of the Biker Show team for details of advertising packages. […]

  11. Elton Says:

    Hi ,please inform on how I get a local event broadcast on your radio?

  12. Heather Says:

    I need the setails of CHOICE DRUG Centre please

  13. Thank you for the continued support – Bush Radio Says:

    […] and an independent community radio station Bush Radio relies on sponsorship, trade exchanges, selling airtime and donations to keep its doors open to promote media freedom and […]

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