UTV Media PLC    



Havelock House, Ormeau Rd.

Belfast, BT7 1EB

United Kingdom

Company description

Communications: The Group is engaged in the provision of radio services in Great Britain through UTV Media (GB) Limited; radio services in Ireland through UTV Radio (ROI) Limited; the regional Channel 3 television service for Northern Ireland through UTV Limited; and new media services in Ireland through UTV Internet Limited and The Internet Business Limited.

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News and information about UTV Media PLC

Former UTV Ireland Channel to Be Rebranded as Virgin in Second Overhaul since EUR 10m Sale
Belfast Telegraph; December 19, 2017; 451 words
...the original estimate.UTV Ireland was then part of a Pounds 100m deal by ITV to acquire the television assets of UTV Media plc in Belfast.The channel was then sold for a second time to Liberty in July 2016.The agreement with ITV saw Liberty...
U105 Presenters in Move to Same Waterside Tower That Will Be Home to UTV
Belfast Telegraph; July 11, 2017; 657 words
...stations in the Republic also making up Wireless Group.Both the TV channel and the radio stations had been part of UTV Media plc before the group was broken up with the sale of TV broadcaster UTV to ITV in February 2016.A News UK spokeswoman...
UTV Boss to Leave after 12 Years
Belfast Telegraph; January 13, 2017; 449 words
...earlier this year.The launch of UTV Ireland in January 2015 led to disappointing audience figures, ultimately costing UTV Media plc Pounds 13m, four times the original estimate.Other programming landmarks included The Troubles I Have Seen and farming...
BIGGESTBUSINESS TBUSINESS STORIES OF 2016 ; We Take a Look Back at a Tumultuous 12 Months in Which the UK Opted to E Take a Look Back at a Tumultuous 12 Months in Which the UK Opted to Leave the EU, Bombardier Announced Job Cuts and UTV Changed Hands
Belfast Telegraph; December 28, 2016; 700+ words
...Bombardier and tobacco giant JTI / A Pounds 100m deal by UTV Media plc to sell its TV assets -- UTV Ireland and UTV in Northern...Ireland -- to ITV completes. The remaining business of UTV Media plc is renamed as the radio- dominated Wireless Group...
Belfast City Airport Sold to Investment Group in Multi-Million Pound Deal
Belfast Telegraph; December 23, 2016; 611 words
...Seating was sold to Chinese state-owned business AVIC.The first six months of the year also saw the sale of TV broadcaster UTV Ltd to ITV and the sale of the radio stations in UTV Media plc, which rebranded as Wireless Group, to News Corp.
Thompson Aero Snapped Up by Chinese Aviation Giant in Major Deal ; AVIC Urged to Invest in Workers at Portadown Aircraft Seat Firm Northern Ireland Should 'Hold On' Instead of Selling Its Best Firms: Economist
Belfast Telegraph; December 20, 2016; 700+ words
...PathXL, which was sold to Philips, and Delta Print and Packaging in west Belfast, which was sold to Huhtamaki. UTV Media plc was sold to ITV in a deal finalised in February.Thompson, which is based in Seagoe Industrial Park, was founded...
UTV Ireland Takeover Is Completed
The Mirror (London, England); December 2, 2016; 369 words
...turbulent few years for the loss-making channel, which has undergone two takeovers. The firm, which was owned by UTV Media plc, now known as Wireless Group plc, transferred to ITV ownership in February. But in July Virgin Media Ireland announced...
UTV Ireland May Be a Done Deal by End of Year, Says Virgin Media
Belfast Telegraph; October 14, 2016; 700+ words
...100m deal by ITV to acquire the television assets of UTV Media plc in Belfast.Virgin Media also owns TV3, another commercial...series two of the show was snapped up by rival RTE.UTV Media plc also owned a portfolio of 21 radio stations, including...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
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Primary: 515120 - Television Broadcasting


SIC codes 
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Primary: 4833 - Television Broadcasting Stations industry report