A timeline of notable events relating to Global Radio, a British media company founded in 2007.

2000s

2010s

2020s

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The stations involved were: Smooth or Capital (East Midlands); Real or Capital (South Wales); Real or Heart (North Wales); Capital or Real XS with either Real or Smooth (North West); Real or Smooth or Capital (North East); Real or Capital (Yorkshire); and Real or Capital (Scotland)[17]

References

  1. ^ Prosser, David (15 September 2010). "The Business On... Ashley Tabor OBE, Founder and Global Group CEO, Global Radio". The Independent. London. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
  2. ^ Crawley-Boevey, Sarah (25 June 2007). "Global Radio buys Chrysalis Radio for £170m". Campaign Live. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  3. ^ Brook, Stephen (31 March 2008). "Global Radio buys GCap Media for £375m". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  4. ^ Plunkett, John (5 January 2009). "Global Radio's Heart rebrand: what do you think?". London: Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  5. ^ Global sells Digital One to Arrive
  6. ^ "Midlands radio sale cleared". Radio Today. 2 July 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  7. ^ Plunkett, John (21 June 2010). "Global Radio to halve number of local Heart stations". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 3 September 2010.
  8. ^ McCabe, Maisie (13 September 2010). "Global Radio takes Capital national". Campaign Live. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Global Radio purchases GMG Radio". Radio Today. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  10. ^ "Radio groups oppose Global domination". Radio Today. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  11. ^ "Global Radio to launch Heart & Capital TV". Radio Today. 3 July 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  12. ^ Rushton, Katherine (3 August 2012). "Jeremy Hunt calls on Ofcom and OFT to probe Guardian's radio deal". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  13. ^ "The OFT grants fast-track to Global Radio". Radio Today. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  14. ^ "Date set for Global Radio's CC results". Radio Today. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  15. ^ "Heart and Capital TV start broadcasting". Radio Today. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  16. ^ "CC offers three options for Global Radio". Radio Today. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  17. ^ a b "Global/GMG Final report". Competition Commission. 21 May 2013. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014.
  18. ^ "Global welcomes Smooth Radio to London HQ". Radio Today. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
  19. ^ "Smooth Radio 70s to close after 21 months". Radio Today. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
  20. ^ "Global to change Choice to Capital XTRA". Radio Today. 2013-10-03. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
  21. ^ "Global's GMG Radio takeover cost revealed". Radio Today. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  22. ^ "Global Radio in breach for Heart Cornwall". Radio Today. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  23. ^ "Communicorp buys 8 Global Radio stations". Radio Today. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  24. ^ "Global Radio to take LBC national on D1". Radio Today. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  25. ^ "Financial Times sponsors new UK wide LBC". Radio Today. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  26. ^ "Gold drops presenters outside breakfast". Radio Today. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  27. ^ "Smooth Radio returns to regional output". Radio Today. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  28. ^ "Gold announces AM and DAB departure date". Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  29. ^ "Global launches Make Some Noise charity – RadioToday". Radiotoday.co.uk. Archived from the original on 28 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  30. ^ "Global 'Makes Some Noise' charity raises £1m". Campaignlive.co.uk. Archived from the original on 18 February 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  31. ^ Martin, Roy (27 December 2014). "Smooth Extra launches on DAB digital radio". Radio Today. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  32. ^ "Full line-up for Global's Radio X confirmed". RadioToday. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  33. ^ Capital Liverpool Will Launch In January 2016, Global Radio, 16 December 2015
  34. ^ Macpherson, Ande (23 February 2016). "Real Radio XS to rebrand as XS Manchester". RadioToday. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  35. ^ Radio, Global. "Global Updates – Global". Global.com. Archived from the original on 27 December 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  36. ^ "Global purchases The Bay and Lakeland Radio". BBC News. Radio Today. 20 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  37. ^ "Global launches its own entertainment awards". Radio Today. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  38. ^ "Global Awards categories revealed". Music Week. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  39. ^ Global buys Juice 107.2 in Brighton & Hove, RadioToday, 17 January 2018
  40. ^ Capital Brighton to launch on 3rd September, RadioToday, 2 August 2018
  41. ^ "Global launches its own entertainment awards". Radio Today. 20 December 2017. Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  42. ^ "Global Awards categories revealed". Music Week. 20 December 2017. Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  43. ^ Plans announced for The Bay and Lakeland Radio – RadioToday Archived 2018-01-08 at the Wayback Machine, Radio Today, 8 January 2018
  44. ^ "Global purchases The Bay and Lakeland Radio". BBC News. Radio Today. 20 November 2017. Archived from the original on 20 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  45. ^ Global expands in Lancashire after buying 2BR, RadioToday, 31 July 2018
  46. ^ "Global pulls plug on TV stations". a516digital. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  47. ^ "Capital, Heart and Smooth cull local radio shows". BBC News. BBC. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  48. ^ "Global just launched a country music station from Smooth Radio". Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  49. ^ "Roman Kemp, Vick Hope and Sonny Jay to go national on Capital". Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  50. ^ Amanda Holden to join Jamie Theakston for Heart UK Breakfast, Radio Today, 29 April 2019
  51. ^ "Gold is now national across the UK, with James Bassam on The More Music Breakfast Show!". Gold. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  52. ^ "Listen to non-stop club classics with Heart Dance". Heart. Retrieved June 17, 2019.
  53. ^ "Heart 90s to launch on national DAB digital radio", RadioToday, 2019-08-28
  54. ^ Heart 70s to launch on national DAB Digital Radio
  55. ^ Global to launch Capital XTRA Reloaded across the UK
  56. ^ Smooth Country goes DAB with Eamonn Kelly
  57. ^ Smooth Chill, Smooth Radio, 2019-09-03
  58. ^ The last few seconds of The Arrow on September 1st 2019
  59. ^ "Smooth Chill to replace Chill". Radiotoday.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-09-03.
  60. ^ Smooth Radio poaches Angie Greaves for national Drive Stuart Clarkson, Radio Today, 29 May 2019
  61. ^ https://radiotoday.co.uk/2019/10/global-to-launch-24-hour-rolling-news-radio-station/
  62. ^ "Ofcom approves format changes for Quidem stations".
  63. ^ "Jammy move as Global poach MistaJam for Capital Dance". Oct 1, 2020. Retrieved Oct 2, 2020.
  64. ^ "Hear, See and Feel Global's new TV ad campaign". Oct 3, 2020. Retrieved Oct 5, 2020.
  65. ^ "Global to drop Heart Nightly News programmes". 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.