About BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 2 is part of the BBC national radio stations and has been voted the most famous Station in the United Kingdom. The station is known for its adult contemporary music as well as its wide range of programming. It can be found on FM frequency 88.1 as well as DAB 12 B, free view 702, Free Sat 702, Sky102, Virgin Media 902 and Virgin media Ireland 908.
The first air date for BBC radio two was on 30 September 1967. It started out with a light program that had some simple music shows that would also transfer into the BBC Radio One news. The company would keep this format for many years until the 1986 change of the head of music.
Today the format for BBC radio 2 mostly centers around adult contemporary, indie music as well as Infotainment style talk radio. This program obtains 16.7% of the audience share in the UK making it one of the most popular radio stations in the world for its listener base.
Programing and Personnalities
Current personalities known on the BBC to include Clare balding, Don black, Ken Bruce,Jo Whiley, Jools Holland, Trever Nelson, Jeremy Vine, Steve Wright, Chris Evans, Jonathan Ross and more. The company is known for putting on a wide range of concerts throughout the year as well as presenting a number of artists for the BBC music awards.
BBC Radio 2 Online
The station has full social media support across twitter, Facebook and more and it has a full feature of podcasts up for play online. You can also stream the program internationally online as well as through the mobile app which can be downloaded for Apple devices as well as android devices. The iPlayer radio app allows for streaming of almost any BBC program and in several different bit rates depending on your Internet connection.