BYU Broadcasting announced that it acquired another FM radio station as several boosters that allow the company to broadcast its BYU radio programming in Utah while retaining a popular classical format on the air. The company planning to purchase KUMT from Community Wireless of Park City and does not revealed term related to that. BYU Broadcasting is home to a few stimulations telecom company and radio stations including KBYU Eleven, BYU Radio, Classical 89 KBYU-FM.
The company recounted in the announcement, “This fall, to simplify and consolidate its operations, BYU Broadcasting announced plans to focus all of its efforts around the development of two broadcast properties, BYUtv and BYU radio.”
BYU Broadcasting continued, “However, following a thorough strategic review of its nationwide broadcast and digital channels and seeking a way to keep classical music in Utah based on listeners feedback, BYU Broadcasting became aware that KUMT(FM), which provided a coverage footprint that included most of the Wasatch Front, was up for sale.”
BYU Broadcasting stated that KUMT acquisition airs at 107.9 but has four boosters in other communities, it also allows Classical 89 to continue to operate on 89.1 and 89.5 MHz.
Managing Director of BYU Broadcasting, Michael Dunn said, “We are delighted that we can now showcase our national radio product right here along the Wasatch Front.”
BYU Broadcasting is possessed by Brigham Young University. It has contributions through OTA TV and radio, link and satellite, and in addition spilling and podcasts by means of different stages.