Update 3/14/14: Claro Communications has closed on its purchase of 1700 KKLF and has flipped it to Tejano “Kick 1700“.
The “Kick” branding and Tejano format previously were used in the Dallas market by what is now Univision’s 99.1 KDXX and 107.9 KFZO.
Original Report 11/4/13: The Joule Broadcasting Trust has sold Comedy “Funny 1700” KKLF Richardson/Dallas to Claro Communications for $1.25 Million.
Claro, run by Gerald Benavides, owns Spanish Talk 1500 KBRN and Tejano “Radio Jalapeño” 1540 KEDA/102.3 K272EK in the San Antonio market and Spanish Oldies 1510 KROB/94.3 K232DE and Regional Mexican “106.9 La Ley” KMZZ in the Corpus Christi market.
The Joule Broadcasting Trust (Formerly Volt Radio) was created to divest stations from the Cumulus/Citadel merger.