Fusion Radio Group has revealed the two newly acquired local radio
stations that will lay the foundations for its local radio division.
Oxygen 107.9 FM based in Oxford, and FLR 107.3 FM based in South-east
London, are the first two stations to become part of the group’s radio
The new stations will be rebranded under the Fusion name and the group
plans to launch two internet stations to work alongside them. The
rebranding will also include changing some programming.
The Fusion Group is divided into three divisions: a national sales house
for local radio, a new-media and internet radio division and the radio
Fusion Radio Sales has also won the account for Country Radio in London
and will sell on behalf of the station from this week. Country Radio,
formerly Ritz Radio, is broadcast across the Capital.
Nigel Reeve, founder and chief executive of the Fusion Radio Group, said
he was positioning the sales team to sell across 25 stations, including
those that are newly acquired.
Fusion Radio Group started trading on 3 April and was set up to service
a new network of local radio stations.