Sunrise Radio Group

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Sunrise Radio Group Limited was a UK radio broadcaster (chairman Avtar Lit), and ran Sunrise Radio. The company also used to own London Media Company Limited.[1] In January 2014, Sunrise Radio Limited, owners of Sunrise Radio 1, Sunrise Radio 3, Time 107.5 and Tristar 96.6, fell into administration, and were acquired for an estimated £2m on 4 February 2014.[2]

Stations[edit]

The company owned and managed the following radio stations:

It also owned 33% of Sunrise Radio Yorkshire

Former stations[edit]

These ceased broadcasting after they were sold on 22 February 2009, but the new buyer could not afford to run the stations.[3]

The stations that were sold are:

Sunrise also formerly owned 65% of Radio Plymouth, but this was sold in March 2013.[4]

107.3 Radio Exe was also owned by the group until 2011.

Controversies[edit]

The company came under investigation for allegedly delaying passing on £160,000 raised for the Pakistan earthquake in 2005 and the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ sunriseradio.com
  2. ^ Baddhan, Raj (4 February 2014). "Administrators confirm Sunrise Radio sale to Lyca". bizAsia. Archived from the original on 4 May 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20090611080420/https://radiotoday.co.uk/news.php?extend.4589
  4. ^ http://radiotoday.co.uk/2013/03/sunrise-sells-shares-in-radio-plymouth/
  5. ^ theguardian.co.uk

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