We're proud to have been offering our successful service free of charge ever since.To keep the bank manager happy we have also introduced some optional paid-for services which we call Essentials.Many of the FM/AM stations, but not all, are also on DAB where this is provided in their coverage area.Digital TV platforms carry the London version of Smooth.
We've thousands of success stories already, but there's always room for one more - and we want it to be you!
On 3 August the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt instructed Ofcom and the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to examine Global's purchase of GMG, which gave Global over 50% of the UK radio market because of concerns the takeover may not be in the public interest.
On 11 October, the OFT concluded that the merger could lead to a rise in local advertising costs because of the decrease in competitors, and forwarded the matter to the Competition Commission, which oversees business mergers and takeovers.
Smooth Radio also operates Smooth Extra, with the slogan Your Refreshing Music Mix (unlike all the other Smooth stations).
The station simulcasts Smooth London from to every day.
We were not set up as a business, but set up to try to make a genuine difference in people's lives.