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Wireless Group 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.
|Audience figures||4,498,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017|
|Former names||UTV Radio Ireland|
UTV Radio (GB)
UTV Media (GB)
Wireless Group PLC
|Limerick's Live 95FM|
|107.4 Tower FM|
|Virgin Radio UK|
|Radio Wave 96.5|
|96.4 The Wave|
|107.2 Wire FM |
|102.4 Wish FM |
Contact Wireless Group
|Postal address||Wireless Group PLC, |
|Telephone||+44 28 9032 8122|
|@WirelessGSales (1,554 followers) compare|
|News UK (115 likes) compare|
Latest news stories
Francis Currie Group Content Director - Music Radio
Iain Fowler Director of Local Radio
Jimmy Buckland Director of Strategy
Liam Fisher Director of National Radio
Scott Taunton Chief Executive Officer
Terry Underhill ILR Group Programme Director
…at News UK
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