The Virgin's last hurrah
Posted by
The Virgin's last hurrah

The last set of figures before Virgin Radio is likely to disappear from the industry will be encouraging news for new owners TIML.

In London, Virgin has 1.01 million listeners and 5.94 million hours, while nationally the AM station increased both its reach (1.507 million to 1.524 million) and total hours (8.133 million to 8.403 million).

Including FM, AM and solus digital services, the Virgin network has 2.65 million weekly listeners and 15.88 million hours.

Meanwhile GCap's national station Classic FM added over half a million hours of listening (now 39.3 million) although reach dropped from 5.62 million to 5.47 million.

Finally, national AM service talkSPORT lost reach (2.47 million to 2.38 million) and total hours (19.73 million to 18.99 million).

Hear more radio industry news like this at the top of the hour on inRadio - the radio industry's very own radio station. Listen now in a new window whilst you continue reading RadioToday or press play below.

See our unique RAJAR graphs on and see more RAJAR news by clicking here.
0 0 336 24 July, 2008 RAJAR News 9:14 am 20087 Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Leave a Reply

Looking for something else?


Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

No related posts were found
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
Student Radio Awards - November 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm (The O₂ 10 Entertainment Avenue, London, SE10 0DY, England)
BBC Gillard Awards - November 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Newcastle)
Audio Production Awards - November 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm (BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London)
Radio TechCon 2016 - November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am (The Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JB)
Salon de la Radio - January 29, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 30, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 31, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
More events