Metro Detroit's FM dial adds some Mega power

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The Detroit area now has a full-time FM station with a Spanish-based format as CBS Radio has changed its HD3 offering on WYCD 99.5 from talk (Michigan Saver Radio) to Spanish Top 40 as "Mega 99.5". The announcement on the station's web site reads:

CBS Radio Detroit has launched a new radio station in the frequency of WYCD HD3. MEGA 995 HD3 has a unique format to appeal to fans of Latin pop music and Hispanics of various nationalities - Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Hispanic population in the Detroit area has grown by almost 30% in the last 10 years, and is expected to continue being one of the fastest growing segments of the metropolitan area in the coming years. MEGA 995 HD3 is the only radio station in Detroit to play a mixture of the best the Spanish Top 40 hits. MEGA 995 HD3 shares the airwaves with the most popular Latin artists such as Shakira, ManĂ¡, Juanes, Paulina Rubio, Enrique Iglesias, Reik, Daddy Yankee and many more favorites. MEGA 995 is heard in the air to 995 HD3, streaming online at, and through AOL Radio, Yahoo Launchcast, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry, and Zune. The station fans can interact and keep abreast through MEGA 995 social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.



This is awesome news, I work for CBS Radio Detroit at 97.1 FM The Ticket, I think this will be very successful for CBS. CBS Radio is by far the best Radio company in the world, they run a class organization and I feel priveleged to work for this company.






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