talkSPORT on Freesat
Launched on 19th May:
talkSPORT (Channel 731) is the UK's largest commercial radio station, broadcasting sports phone-ins and discussions, live sports commentary, and lively phone-in discussions. talkSPORT is the UK's only national commericial speech radio station and is home to talent that includes former international footballers Ian Wright, Andy Townsend, Stan Collymore and Alan Brazil, TV talk show host Jeremy Kyle and politician George Galloway.
Emma Scott, Managing Director of Freesat commented, "talkSPORT is a respected name in sports broadcasting and its launch onto Freesat is a big plus for our radio portfolio. With the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League finals on ITV HD this month, and Wimbledon coverage on BBC HD next month, the addition of talkSPORT builds on Freesat's first class and free sports coverage."
Piers Collins, talkSPORT, business development manager added, "The launch of talkSPORT on Freesat is a fantastic opportunity to grow talkSPORT reach new audiences."