94.5 Vancouver

Virgin Radio Returns To Vancouver

Bell Media has returned the “Virgin Radio” CHR brand to Vancouver. “94.5 The Beat” CFBT rebranded as “Virgin Radio 94.5” just before 9:00 this morning. The move brings the branding previously used in the market by “Z95.3” CKZZ until it was spun-off to Newcap following Bell’s merger with Astral. CFBT becomes Bell’s seventh station across Canada utilizing the Virgin Radio branding. What’s in a name? Listeners across Vancouver can be assured that as Bell Media Radio raises the curtain on 94.5 Virgin Radio in the Vancouver market, announced today, the station is poised to deliver great music, the entertaining programs, and the same beloved personalities familiar to listeners of 94.5 The Beat Vancouver. Changing over station names, as ...[Read More]

CHR Rebrandings Reach Vancouver

Rogers and Bell are bringing their national CHR brands to Vancouver. This morning Rogers rebranded CHR “Sonic 104.9” CFUN-FM Chilliwack and its two boosters 92.5 CFUN-1 Abbotsford and 104.9 CFUN-2 Vancouver as “Kiss Radio“. The move places the station under the “Kiss” brand utilized by Rogers CHRs in Kingston and Toronto as well as seven Hot AC’s across Canada. The company most recently rebranded 102.3 CKY-FM Winnipeg under the “Kiss” umbrella. The rebranding at CFUN follows reports from PugetSoundRadio.com that Bell Media will return their “Virgin Radio” branding to the market on CHR “94.5 The Beat” CFBT on March 5. The Virgin branding had been utilized on 95.3 CKZZ until the spinoff of the station to Newcap in ...[Read More]

IHeartRadio Launches International Suite

IHeartRadio has quietly begun to add stations from outside the United States. The twenty two stations currently online represent eight nations. The stations added so far are: Canada Bell Media CHR 104.5 CHUM-FM Toronto and “94.5 The Beat” CFBT Vancouver Germany CHR 104.6 RTL Berlin Lebanon CHR “Radio One 105.5” Beirut Malaysia CHR “Fly FM” Mexico Grupo ACIR Spanish CHR “Azul-FM“, Hot AC “Mix 106.5” XHDFM Mexico City, Spanish Oldies “Radio Felicidad 1180” XEFR Mexico City CHR “El Lobo 106.1” XHSU Chihuahua Multimedios Radio’s Spanish Rock “D99” 98.9 XHJD Monterey, Spanish CHR “Hits 106.1” XHITS Monterey, Regional Mexican “La Caliente 92.3” XHTRR Torreón, Regional Mex...[Read More]