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|Broadcast area||United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland|
Global (Premier League games only)
|Frequency||MW: 1053 kHz, |
1071 kHz (Tyne & Wear, Notts),
1107 kHz (Lincs, M'side, Hants, Kent, Surrey)
DAB: 11D/12A Digital One
Sky (UK only): 0108
Virgin Media: 927
Virgin Radio UK
First air date
|14 February 1995 (14 February 1995) (as Talk Radio UK)|
17 January 2000 (as Talksport)
Talksport's content includes live coverage of sporting events, interviews with the leading names in sport and entertainment, phone-ins and discussion. Talksport, alongside sister station Talksport 2, is an official broadcaster for several sporting contests, including the Premier League and English Football League.
In the UK, Talksport is one of the Independent National Radio licensees, holding the INR3 licence for a speech-based service. It is available on its primary frequency in London, 1089 kHz, as well as 1053 kHz, 1071 kHz, and 1107 kHz, DAB, Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview, on mobile, and online. Talksport has been available on Freesat since April 2016. Outside the UK and Ireland, Talksport broadcasts live commentary of every Premier League match around the world in multiple languages including English, Spanish and Mandarin.
As of June 2023, the station broadcasts to a weekly audience of 3.2 million listeners, according to RAJAR.