Under the Tagalog Channel W.L.L., Qabayan Radio has been granted a commercial broadcast license and is the first and only Filipino radio station in Qatar. This significant achievement was awarded on December 4th, 2018, and the station officially went on air on March 25th, 2019.
Qabayan Radio is a vital hub for the Filipino expatriates' community in Qatar, providing entertainment and engagement for Filipinos and other nationals residing in Qatar.
The station's primary objective is to promote Filipino music and entertainment that is always up-to-date, timely, and relevant, utilizing a blend of western and oriental influences.
"Kabayan" is a term frequently used by Filipino expats to refer endearingly to their fellow countrymen in the Philippines and abroad, further cementing the station's bond with the Filipino diaspora.