Virgin Radio stations broadcast in Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Romania, Turkey, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. As of March 2024, there were over 30 stations globally.

Virgin Radio International
Company typePrivate company
IndustryCommercial radio
Area served
RevenueApprox. US$100 million
ParentVirgin Group Edit this on Wikidata

The stations in each country are owned and operated locally and independently of each other and the Virgin Group, which licences the Virgin Radio brand and provides support services.

Stations edit

Country City Stations Frequency Year of launch Operator
Canada Calgary CIBK-FM 98.5 FM 2010 Bell Media
Edmonton CFMG-FM 104.9 FM 2011
Halifax CJCH-FM 101.3 FM 2016
Kelowna CHSU-FM 99.9 FM 2019[1]
Kitchener CFCA-FM 105.3 FM 2016
London CIQM-FM 97.5 FM 2012
Montreal CJFM-FM 95.9 FM 2009
Toronto CKFM-FM 99.9 FM 2008
Vancouver CFBT-FM 94.5 FM 2015
Victoria CHBE-FM 107.3 FM 2019[2]
Windsor CIDR-FM 93.9 FM 2020[3]
Winnipeg CKMM-FM 103.1 FM 2012
Italy Virgin Radio Italia Various FM 2007 Mediaset S.p.A.
Virgin Radio Italy Classic Rock Internet Radio 2010
Virgin Radio Italy Hard Rock
Virgin Radio Italy Rock '70
Virgin Radio Italy Rock '80
Virgin Radio Italy Rock '90 2015
Virgin Radio Italy Alternative Rock
Virgin Radio Italy Rock Ballads
Virgin Radio Italy Rock Hits
Virgin Radio Italy Rock 2K
Virgin Radio Italy Rock Party
Lebanon Virgin Radio Lebanon 89.5 FM 2013 Levant Media Hub
Virgin Radio Stars Lebanon 89.7 FM 2019[4]
Oman Virgin Radio Oman 100.9 FM 2018[5] SABCO Media
Romania Virgin Radio Romania Various FM 2017 Czech Media Invest
Switzerland Virgin Radio Switzerland DAB 2018[6] Radio Medien AG
Turkey Virgin Radio Turkey Various FM 2013 Karnaval
United Arab Emirates Virgin Radio Dubai 104.4 FM 2008 Arab Media Group
United Kingdom Virgin Radio UK DAB 2016 News UK
Virgin Radio Anthems UK 2018[7]
Virgin Radio Chilled UK
Virgin Radio 80s Plus UK 2022[8]

References edit

  1. ^ "99.9 Virgin Radio Launches in Kelowna". Kelowna Capital News. 3 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Victoria's KOOL FM becomes 107.3 Virgin Radio". CTV News Vancouver Island. 8 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Bell Media Launches Pure Country 89 & Virgin Radio 93.9 In Windsor/Detroit". radioINSIGHT. 19 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Ben Weston fronts new Virgin Radio Stars in Beirut". Radio Today. 2 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Virgin Radio launches in Oman, targets youth market". Arabian Business. 10 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Switzerland's Virgin Radio Launches Two New DAB+ Stations". Radio World. 24 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Wireless launches new digital channels - Virgin Radio Anthems and Virgin Radio Chilled". News UK. January 2019.
  8. ^ "Wireless brings back Virgin Radio Groove on DAB+". Radio Today. 30 December 2019.

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