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5FM is a South African FM radio station that is owned by South Africa's public broadcaster, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). It is a contemporary hit radio that features mostly music, with a Top 40 format, news, sports, and traffic. 5FM broadcasts nationwide and it provides diversified music to a wide range of tastes for a youthful market.
5FM started on 13 October 1975 from the SABC Broadcast House in Commissioner Streeton and later its address changed to the basement of the Broadcast Center, Auckland Park in Johannesburg.
The primary broadcast language of this station is English and it can be heard 24/7 nationwide.


Bloemfontein (91.6 FM);

Cape Town (89.0 FM);

Durban (103.8 FM);

East London (88.5 FM);

Johannesburg (98.0 FM);

Port Elizabeth (89.2 FM);

Pretoria (96.8 FM);

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