BAI signs contracts with Classic Hits and Radio Nova

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced the signing of the following sound broadcasting contracts for the provision of sound broadcasting services on the FM band:

  • A contract with Choice Broadcasting Limited, trading as Classic Hits, for a Classic Gold / Easy Listening / Smooth Multi-City Sound Broadcasting Service targeting an audience aged 45+ years
  • A contract with Classic Rock Broadcasting Limited, trading as Radio Nova, for a Classic Rock music-based sound broadcasting service targeting adults aged 25+ years in Dublin city and county and commuter belt.

Commenting on the signing, Chief Executive of the BAI, Michael O’Keeffe said: “The BAI is delighted to have signed new contracts with Classic Hits and Radio Nova. Both stations offer distinct quality music-based services for radio listeners and add to the diversity of services available in their respective franchise areas.”

The new contracts, signed on 22nd December 2020, will run until October 2030.


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