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UTV Considers British Local Radio Selloffs But Will Keep Hold Of TalkSport

  • The Drum, Monday, January 12, 2015 7:28 AM

Northern Irish broadcaster Ulster TV (UTV) has admitted that it is considering selling some of its independent UK radio stations. The announcement helped surge the firm’s shares seven percent from 170 pence on Thursday 8 January to 184 pence on Friday. The firm acknowledged that it would not be parting ways with TalkSport, Sport Magazine, TalkSport International or any of its Irish radio stations. UTV local radio stations attract 1.2 million listeners on a weekly basis.

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