Turkey’s largests radio group to operate Virgin Radio
ISTANBUL / MAURITIUSSpectrum Medya, the largest radio broadcasting group in Turkey, and Virgin Radio International, the radio broadcasting arm of Virgin Group, announced yesterday a multi-year exclusive agreement to jointly operate Virgin Radio Türkiye on FM and digital platforms throughout Turkey.
“As part of the agreement, Virgin Radio Türkiye will move to its new home in Istanbul on 106.2 FM starting Dec. 3, followed by a launch in Ankara on 93.9 FM and in İzmir on 103.1 FM, starting Jan. 1, 2014,” Spectrum Medya said in a written statement. Virgin Radio Türkiye will also be available on the largest internet radio platform in the country, Karnaval.com, as well as via Digitürk, Türksat and Eutelsat.
“We are thrilled to embrace the Virgin Radio brand as part of our rich offering, both on the FM dial and on Karnaval.com”, said Ali A. Abhary, CEO of Spectrum Medya.