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The Global Effect – Is it Time for Local Radio to Fight Back?
05.03.19

The radio group will network its breakfast shows on Capital, Heart and Smooth by the end of 2019 and will close numerous regional stations completelyHoping to rival the likes of BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2, Global say they’re creating the three largest commercial radio breakfast shows in the UK on Capital, Heart and Smooth with 4.8m, 3.7m and 2.7m weekly listeners. It comes after Ofcom made changes to its localness guide and announced the deregulation of commercial radio in October 2018.

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