Chrysalis Radio will broadcast its London-based radio station Heart
106.2 FM on digital television this week.
The new digital service will go out to listeners through BSkyB’s Sky
platform, enabling Heart 106.2 FM to reach the three million people who
subscribe to the digital service across the UK.
Heart 106.2 will join Xfm, Capital Gold, Sky’s dedicated radio channel
Rock Nation and the Digital One channels on the digital national
Emap On Air will soon broadcast its Kiss Birmingham station on the Sky
Heart 106.2 was launched in 1995 and attracts 1.6 million listeners on a
Phil Riley, chief executive of the Chrysalis Group, said: ’It’s too
early to say what will happen to advertising sales now Heart.106.2 will
reach a national audience. The first step is to raise our profile in the
’Although you can already access Heart 106.2 on the internet, the
quality of sound is far improved via television and people are more
likely to tune in as the TV set is already in their living room.’