Capital (radio network)

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Capital is a network of eleven independent contemporary hit radio stations in the United Kingdom, broadcasting a mix of local and networked programming.wikipedia
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Trent FM

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Rival GWR Group also acquired a number of local radio stations in the 1990s, including Leicester Sound, Ram FM, GWR FM, Chiltern FM, Hereward FM, Marcher Sound and Trent FM, which operated as part of the 33-station Mix network. This left Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Red Dragon FM and Trent FM which formed Hit Music with network content produced in Nottingham.
The station merged with two other East Midlands stations, Leicester Sound and Ram FM to form Capital FM East Midlands (part of Global's Capital FM Network) on Monday 3 January 2011.

The One Network

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Capital Radio and GWR Group's merger in 2005 to form GCap Media resulted in the stations being amalgamated into the One Network.
In January 2011, the last remaining "heritage" radio stations owned by Global and operating as The Hit Music Network were merged with The Galaxy Network and rebranded under the Capital FM name becoming The Capital FM Network.

Leicester Sound

Rival GWR Group also acquired a number of local radio stations in the 1990s, including Leicester Sound, Ram FM, GWR FM, Chiltern FM, Hereward FM, Marcher Sound and Trent FM, which operated as part of the 33-station Mix network. This left Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Red Dragon FM and Trent FM which formed Hit Music with network content produced in Nottingham.
The station merged with two other East Midlands stations, Trent FM and Ram FM to form Capital FM East Midlands (part of Global's Capital FM Network) on Monday, 3 January 2011.

Global (company)

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Nine of the stations are owned and operated by Global, while the other two are owned and operated by Communicorp UK under franchise agreements. This continued until June 2009 when most of the stations, now in the ownership of Global Radio, who had purchased GCap in 2008, were rebranded as part of The Heart Network.
The GCap purchase gave Global the network of FM stations which GCap had operated as The One Network (many of which are now part of the Heart or Capital networks), plus Classic FM, XFM, Choice FM, Gold and Chill.

Capital South Coast

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In the 1990s, Capital Radio became one of the UK's major radio groups via acquisition of a number of local radio stations including Red Dragon FM, BRMB and Power FM. However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased. In 2007, Chrysalis Radio was sold to Global Radio and following their subsequent acquisition of GCap in 2008, XFM Scotland and Power FM were rebranded under the Galaxy moniker in November 2008.
Capital South Coast was a regional radio station owned by operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network.

Capital London

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Within the first five months of the network, Capital's flagship London station regained its position as the most listened-to commercial station in London.
Capital London is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital Manchester

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However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased.
Capital Manchester was a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network.

The Hit Music Network

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This left Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Red Dragon FM and Trent FM which formed Hit Music with network content produced in Nottingham.
The network was rebranded and merged with The Galaxy Network in January 2011 to form 'The Capital FM Network', comprising eight stations in London, Scotland, South East Wales, the West & East Midlands and northern & southern England broadcasting under the Capital FM identity.

Capital North East

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However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased.
Capital North East is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital Yorkshire

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However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased.
Capital Yorkshire is a regional radio station owned by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital South Wales

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In the 1990s, Capital Radio became one of the UK's major radio groups via acquisition of a number of local radio stations including Red Dragon FM, BRMB and Power FM. However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased. This left Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Red Dragon FM and Trent FM which formed Hit Music with network content produced in Nottingham.
Capital South Wales is a regional radio station owned by Communicorp and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital Birmingham

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However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased.
Capital Birmingham was a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network.

Capital North West and Wales

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Two ex-Heart stations were added to the network on 6 May 2014: Capital Cymru (serving Anglesey and Gwynedd) and Capital North West and Wales, broadcasting from Wrexham.
Capital North West and North Wales is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Heart (radio network)

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Two ex-Heart stations were added to the network on 6 May 2014: Capital Cymru (serving Anglesey and Gwynedd) and Capital North West and Wales, broadcasting from Wrexham. This continued until June 2009 when most of the stations, now in the ownership of Global Radio, who had purchased GCap in 2008, were rebranded as part of The Heart Network.
When GCap Media was taken over by Global Radio in 2008, it announced plans to dissolve the 41-station One Network, with one station (Power FM) becoming part of the Galaxy network, four stations (BRMB, Beacon Radio, Mercia FM and Wyvern FM) forming a West Midlands regional network, seven stations joining Capital FM to form The Hit Music Network and the remaining 29 stations forming the Heart Network.

Ram FM

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Rival GWR Group also acquired a number of local radio stations in the 1990s, including Leicester Sound, Ram FM, GWR FM, Chiltern FM, Hereward FM, Marcher Sound and Trent FM, which operated as part of the 33-station Mix network. This left Leicester Sound, Ram FM, Red Dragon FM and Trent FM which formed Hit Music with network content produced in Nottingham.
The station merged with two other East Midlands stations, Trent FM and Leicester Sound to form Capital FM East Midlands (part of Global's Capital FM Network) on Monday 3 January 2011.

Capital Manchester and Lancashire

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Capital Manchester and Lancashire is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital Scotland

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However, Manchester, the North East, South Wales and Yorkshire lost listeners, contrasting with Birmingham, Central Scotland and the South Coast where listening figures increased. In 2007, Chrysalis Radio was sold to Global Radio and following their subsequent acquisition of GCap in 2008, XFM Scotland and Power FM were rebranded under the Galaxy moniker in November 2008.
The station was re-branded as Capital Scotland on 3 January 2011 as part of a merger of Global's Galaxy and Hit Music networks to form the nine-station Capital network.

Capital Mid-Counties

Capital Mid-Counties is a regional radio station owned by Quidem and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Contemporary hit radio

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Capital is a network of eleven independent contemporary hit radio stations in the United Kingdom, broadcasting a mix of local and networked programming.

2BR

In July 2018, Global brought 2BR in Lancashire from UKRD.
2BR was merged with Capital Manchester and relaunched as part of the Capital radio network on 8 April 2019.

Capital Cymru

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Two ex-Heart stations were added to the network on 6 May 2014: Capital Cymru (serving Anglesey and Gwynedd) and Capital North West and Wales, broadcasting from Wrexham.
From May 2014 to May 2019, the station formed part of the Capital network.

Capital Midlands

the Midlands
Capital Midlands is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Capital East Midlands

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Capital East Midlands was a regional radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network, broadcasting to the East Midlands from studios in Nottingham.

Capital South

the south of England
Capital South is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global as part of the Capital network.

Touch FM (Coventry)

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The station is due to be merged and relaunched as Capital Mid-Counties - as part of the Capital radio network on 2 December 2019.