The music station joins a line-up of national and regional radio stations to provide viewers with yet more choice and entertainment. On channel number , listeners will have access to the very best music from the 80s to the present day, presented by an array radio hosts including Eddy Temple-Morris, Kate Lawler, Matt Richardson and Tim Cocker. Virgin Radio UK — owned by Wireless, part of News UK — currently reaches , listeners a week, tuning in for a total of 1,, hours. And Freesat customers spent an average eight hours listening to different radio stations on their TV sets during December. Virgin Radio UK will be joining Freesat off the back of a record-breaking December for radio listening on the platform, which saw a 13 per cent increase in numbers year-on-year , meaning that more than one in five people tuned in over Christmas. We are on a mission to give our four million viewers the very best subscription-free entertainment and the addition of Virgin Radio UK only enhances the choice available.
Virgin Radio UK - The Chris Evans Breakfast Show and The Best Music All Day
Virgin Radio UK | The Chris Evans Breakfast Show and the best music
Skip to main content. Virgin Group is a leading international investment group and a globally recognised and respected brand. Since first taking to the UK airwaves in , Virgin Radio has grown to become a world famous commercial radio brand and one of the most widely recognised brands of the Virgin Group. During the s, Virgin Radio UK became a highly successful commercial radio station and was sold in Radio stations were launched in China, India and Thailand between and On the back of its success in Asia, Virgin Radio Asia expanded its team and began preparations for expansion of its business outside Asia.
Rajar, the body responsible for measuring radio audiences in the UK, has reported that there are now 1. This is the largest lead that commercial radio has ever had over the BBC. It added that total listening hours for commercial radio were up 1. This was largely driven by national stations and brands, rather than regional output, as a rule of thumb.