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RAJAR Q3 2018: Record share of 52.4% for digital radio

Digital listening share has remained above the important halfway mark and increased from 48.8% to 52.4% in the last 12 months. Total digital listening hours grew by 5.4% year on year, or 27.5 million hours. DAB listening in cars accounted for 11 million hours (or 40%) of all digital listening growth, while listening in home via online/Apps accounted for 13.5 million hours (or 49%) of all digital listening growth.

Publication date: 25.10.2018

RAJAR Q3 2018: London and national brands update

Nick Grimshaw left the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with half a million more listeners than a year ago – handing them to Greg James who took over the show halfway through the last quarter. The show now attracts 5.75m listeners (Mon – Fri) and is up 465,000 Year on Year. In London, Capital is back on top with almost 2,100,000 listeners according to Reach in the London commercial radio battle, as Kiss slips back under the 2m listener mark (1,958,000). Magic is in third place (1.5m) whilst Heart comes in 4th (1.4m). But BBC Radio 4 continues to lead the London Reach with 2.4m listeners.

Publication date: 25.10.2018

Radio is the perfect Number 10: The Three Lions assist machine

England’s fine form in Russia has undoubtedly lifted the mood of the nation. As we cheer the players on in the searing heat, we’ve never felt more connected to the national team. Nothing taps into the spirit of the nation quite like a world cup… Well, except for radio.

Publication date: 10.07.2018

talkSPORT 2 to broadcast the 147th Open live

talkSPORT 2 is broadcasting live ball-by-ball coverage of The Open this year, starting next week. Richard Kaufman will present live coverage from Carnoustie starting on Tuesday July 17, bringing all the latest news, live commentary and interviews from the players at the 147th Open.

Publication date: 10.07.2018

AdsWizz’ ShakeMe ad tech will air on UK radio with talkSPORT

AdsWizz announced that radio sports station talkSPORT will leverage its ShakeMe technology for a new campaign in the UK. ShakeMe is an interactive audio ad format that helps listeners take an automatic action on their smartphone in response to the spot. With these ads, a listener can shake their phone to immediately download an app, open a website, or place a call without needing to look at or unlock their device.

Publication date: 03.07.2018

Radio scores as fans enjoy World Cup ‘feelgood factor’

With England’s World Cup opening game becoming the most-watched programme of the year so far, radio coverage seems on course to hit new heights too. BBC Radio 5 Live and TalkSport are both broadcasting all the tournament’s games and, although figures are not yet out, report that listeners have been engaging more than ever with their shows.

Publication date: 22.06.2018

talkSPORT and 5 live announce World Cup plans

talkSPORT and BBC Radio 5 live have announced their coverage plans for the upcoming football World Cup in Russia. The commercial broadcaster is promising over 800 hours of content and all 64 games live across its stations, while 5 live also has commentary rights to every game.

Publication date: 01.06.2018

TalkSPORT take overseas cricket rights from BBC

The commercial broadcaster will cover England's upcoming tours of Sri Lanka and the West Indies. The BBC has lost the rights to cover England's upcoming cricket tours of Sri Lanka and the West Indies on radio to commercial broadcaster TalkSPORT. It is the first time since 2005 that the BBC's Test Match Special has lost the rights to an England overseas tour.

Publication date: 18.04.2018