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We want to increase transparency, keep you informed and help you better understand which revenue streams are yet to be paid. We've put together the below to show you the commercial radio  payments that have been moved or have now been paid.

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| December 2019 | April 2020 | July 2020 | December 2020 |

October 2020

Please Note: The above table is part of a previous distribution.

Payment

PRS or MCPS? Usage period Update Distribution aimed to pay out
Bauer - Absolute Radio 60's, Absolute Radio 70's, Absolute W.Midlands 105.2, CFM (East), Downtown AM, Free Radio 80s B'ham, Free Radio Birmingham, Free Radio Black Country, Key 103 FM, Radio City Liverpool, Viking FM
PRS

PRS and MCPS (Absolute Radio 60's)

Q4 2019
(Absolute Radio 60's)

Q1 2020

Q1-Q2 2020
(Absolute Radio 70's)

Payment not received as expected
(Q4 2019)

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
(Q1 2020)

Previously July 2020, Now October 2020
(Q4 2019)

October 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q1-Q2 2020, Absolute Radio 70's)

Cambridge Radio Limited - Cambridge Radio (Star 107)

PRS and MCPS

PRS Only
(Q2 2020)

Q1 2018 - Q2 2020 Payment not received as expected

Previously April 2020 and July 2020, now TBC
(Q1 2018 - Q3 2019)

Previously April, July and October 2020, now December 2020
(Q4 2019)

Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)

Central FM

PRS

Q1-Q2 2020

Data not received as expected

Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)

Children's Radio UK Ltd PRS and MCPS Q1-Q2 2020 Data not received as expected
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Communicorp - Capital S.Wales, Capital Scotland 105106, Heart 96.6 FM, Heart N.Wales, Heart Yorkshire, Real XS Manchester, Smooth E.Midlands, Smooth N.East, Smooth N.West, Smooth Peterborough and Northamptonshire

PRS and MCPS

PRS Only
(Capital Scotland 105106)

Q1 2020

Q1-Q2 2020
(Smooth Peterborough and Northamptonshire)

Payment not received as expected

October 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q1-Q2 2020, PRS Only Capital Scotland 105106)

DC Thompson Media - Wave 102 FM

PRS

Q2 2020

Data not received as expected

December 2020

Fix Radio Ltd PRS and MCPS Q1-Q2 2020 Payment not received as expected

Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)

Global Radio - Capital B'ham, Capital Digital, Capital FM E.Midlands 96106, Capital Manchester, Capital N.East, Capital Wrexham & Cheshire, Capital Yorkshire, Chill, Heart Dunstable 97.6, Heart Essex 96.3 & 102.6, Heart London 106.2, Heart N. Lancashire & Cumbria, Heart Oxford 102.6 & 97.4, Heart S.Devon, Heart Scotland, Heart Sussex 102.4 FM, Smooth Chelmsford, Smooth Nottingham, Smooth Radio Lake District, Smooth Radio Scotland, Smooth Swindon, Two Boroughs Radio
PRS

MCPS only (Capital N.East)

Q1 2020
(Capital Manchester, Capital N.East MCPS, Heart London 106.2 FM, Heart Sussex 102.4 FM)

Q2 2020
(Chill, Heart S.Devon, Two Boroughs Radio)

Q1-Q2 2020

Payment not received as expected

October 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)

December 2020
(Q1-Q2 2020)

High Peak Radio PRS and MCPS Q1-Q2 2020 Payment not received as expected
October 2020
(Q1 2020)
 
December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Ipswich 102 Limited

PRS

Q2 2020

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations

December 2020

Kingdom FM PRS Q1-Q2 2020 To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
KM Media Group Limited - KMFM Medway

PRS

Q2 2020

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations

December 2020

Lincs FM Group Limited - Lincs FM, Trax FM Bassetlaw, Trax FM Doncaster PRS Q1-Q2 2020 To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Lyca Media II - Lyca Dilse 1035 AM, Lyca Radio 1458, Time 107.5 FM
PRS and MCPS

PRS Only
(Q1 2020)
Q1-Q2 2020 To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
October 2020
(Q1 2020)
 
December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Manx - Manx FM PRS Q1-Q2 2020 To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Media Sound Holdings - Isle of Wight Radio, More Radio Eastbourne, More Radio MidSussex, More Radio Worthing PRS Q2 2020 Data not received as expected December 2020
Nation Broadcasting Limited - KCFM, Nation Radio

PRS

Q2 2020

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations

December 2020

Premier Christian Radio - Premier Christian Radio, Premier Gospel, Premier Praise
PRS

PRS and MCPS (Premier Gospel)
Q1 2020 
(Premier Gospel)

Q2 2020
Data not received as expected
October 2020
(Q1 2020)
 
December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Public Reception - Absolute Classic Rock, Absolute Radio 60's, Absolute Radio 70's, Absolute Radio 90's, Bliss Radio, Bob FM, Cambridge Radio, Capital Lancashire & Cumbria, Capital Scotland (105106), Central FM, Classic FM, Classic FM Digital, Connect FM 107.4 & 97.2 (Northants), Free Radio 80's Birmingham, Heart 96.6 FM (Watford), Heart North Wales, Heart Northamptonshire 96.6, Jazz FM, Kerrang Digital, Kingdom FM, Kiss Fresh, KMFM ASHFORD, Lincs FM, Manx FM, Premier Gospel Radio, Radio Clyde 1, Radio Clyde 2, Radio Jackie, Radio X Manchester, Radio XL, Smooth E.Midlands, Smooth N.West, Smooth Peterborough, The Breeze - Yeovil and Shaftsbury, Touch FM Staffordshire, Touch FM Stratford, Trans World Radio, U105, UCB Inspirational, UCB UK, Wave 102 FM, Wessex FM PRS Q1 2020 To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations October 2020
Public Reception - Chill, Fix Radio, Fun Kids, High Peak radio, Lyca Radio 1458, Real XS Manchester

PRS

Q1 2020

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations

Previously October 2020, now December 2020

Quidem - Touch FM Stratford, Touch FM Staffordshire PRS and MCPS Q1-Q2 2020 Payment not received as expected
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Radio Exe Ltd - 107.3 Radio Exe PRS and MCPS Q1 2020 Payment not received as expected October 2020
Radio Jackie Ltd - Radio Jackie PRS Q1-Q2 2020 Data not received as expected
Previously October 2020, now December 2020
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q2 2020)
Radio Plymouth Ltd - Radio Plymouth PRS Q1 2020 Data not received as expected December 2020
Shadow Holdings Ltd - Bob FM PRS and MCPS Q1 2020 Payment not received as expected October 2020
Silk Fm - Silk 106 PRS Q2 2020 Data not received as expected December 2020
Sunrise Radio (London) Limited - Sunrise Radio London PRS and MCPS Q2 2020 Payment not received as expected December 2020
Trans World Radio PRS Q1 2020 Data not received as expected October 2020
United Christian Broadcasters - UCB2

PRS

Q2 2020

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations

December 2020

UKRD Group - Encore Radio, Pirate FM, Wessex FM, Yorkshire Coast Radio PRS

Q1 2020
(Wessex FM)

Q2 2020
(Encore Radio)

Q1-Q2 2020
(Pirate FM, Yorkshire Coast Radio)

Data not received as expected

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
October 2020
(Q1 2020)
 
December 2020
(Q2 2020)
 
December 2020
(Q1-Q2 2020)
Wireless Group - Signal 107, Talksport, The Wave FM, U105, Wire FM, Wish FM
PRS

PRS and MCPS (Talksport)
Q1-Q2 2020

Q2 2020
(Talksport)
Data not received as expected

To process the data accurately, further work is required on the calculations
Previously October 2020, now December
(Q1 2020)

December 2020
(Q1-Q2 2020)
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