Classic FM is the largest national commercial radio station in the UK, reaching 5.7 million people every week. From inception, Classic FM’s groundbreaking vision was to build not simply a radio station, but a powerful brand in its own right. The result is a multi-award winning, industry-leading radio offering and a successful record label, magazine, publishing arm, live concert division and interactive website, which simultaneously delight consumers and offer fully integrated media solutions to advertisers. Classic FM can be heard on 100-102 FM, Digital Radio, digital TV and online throughout the UK.
Classic FM is an independent national radio station in the United Kingdom. It started broadcasting in 1992 with birdsongs and other countryside sounds. After 2 months of such test transmission they switched to classical music format. Nowadays they offer a mix of talk, music and news but are still devoted exclusively to popular classical music genre. During the first several years the playlist of Classic FM got more than 50,000 music pieces that were manually selected and rated. Later on this radio implement automatic system for playlist creation with specific rotation rules.