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Wireless is a radio broadcasting company with local and national stations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. It's owned by News Corp, who bought the company for £220m in June 2016. The company is operated as a sub-brand of News Corp's British newspaper publisher News UK.

The Wireless Group was founded by former Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie, and purchased local radio companies The Radio Partnership in 1999 and Forever Broadcasting in 2004. It was purchased by television operator UTV Media in 2005, and was known as UTV Media until 2016, when ITV purchased UTV's television franchise in Northern Ireland.

The company rebranded as Wireless in 2018.

OwnerNews UK
Former namesUTV Radio Ireland
UTV Radio (GB)
UTV Media (GB)
Wireless Group PLC

Titles owned

C103
Cork
Cork's 96FM
Cork
FM104
Dublin
Limerick's Live 95FM
Limerick
LMFM
Louth and Meath
Dublin's Q102
Dublin
Scottish Sun 80s
Central Scotland
Scottish Sun Greatest Hits
Central Scotland
Scottish Sun Hits
Central Scotland
Sport
talkRADIO
UK
talkSPORT
UK
talkSPORT 2
UK
U105
Greater Belfast and surrounding area
Virgin Radio Anthems
UK
Virgin Radio Chilled
UK
Virgin Radio UK
UK

Contact Wireless

Postal addressThe News Building
1 London Bridge Street
London
SE1 9GF
Telephone+44 20 7782 300
Official website
Main emailinfo@wirelessgroupplc.com

Social media

Twitter@WirelessGSales (1,510 followers) compare
FacebookNews UK (153 likes) compare

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People

Christian Smith Group Head of Music - UK
James Cheal Chief Technology Officer
Jimmy Buckland Director of Strategy
Jo Bucci Chief Operating Officer
Liam Fisher Director of National Radio
Neil Sedley Technology Manager, National
Scott Taunton Chief Executive Officer

…at News UK

Rachael Clarke Video Journalist & Creative Producer
Rebekah Brooks Chief Executive

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