However, in an Ofcom radio broadcast update for August 2007, it was confirmed that the South Wales and the Severn Estuary service would close at an unspecified date to allow the launch of two stations from United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) in a separate deal with MXR.
, The original site ejazz.fm launched by Jazz FM on 7 June 2000 as a website focused on the wide genre of jazz and included free and subscription based jazz content as well as two continuous jazz music streams for uptempo and downtempo jazz. You’ll be sure to find someone who’s your type. A bright and upbeat jazzy start to your day with the world’s greatest jazz, soul and blues from the world's greatest artists. Jazz FM Breakfast & The Saturday Show. Neither station has DJs on its output. " The licence to broadcast was given in 1990 to London Jazz Radio who changed their name to Jazz FM on launch. Listen live to your favourite music and presenters at Jazz FM. , At 7.15pm on 18 February 2012 during the Funky Sensation programme, a gay pornographic soundtrack was played on top of the programme during both music and advertisements for about five minutes. Stay up to date with the schedule at Jazz FM. We call it 'Listen in Colour'.  Included in the investment would be two dedicated jazz stations. , British jazz singer Kay Garner was asked by Dave Lee, founder of Jazz FM, to sing jingles for the station when it began in 1990. , In March 2003 the Radio Authority (embodied into Ofcom, the UK government's communications regulator) investigated Jazz FM after it received two complaints from listeners that the station was playing more pop music after changes to the playlist in January 2003. Join Nia for a relaxed, informed, soulful and enlightening serving of jazz and soul to lift your morning off the page. , The current line-up on Jazz FM – as of July 2018:, UK national newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals, Relaunch of jazzfm.com for the return of Jazz FM, "Bauer Media Group agrees to acquire Jazz FM", "Jazz FM sales contract goes to First Radio Sales", "First Radio Sales awarded Jazz FM contract", "Entertainment | Jazz FM goes for new smooth title", "Jazz breaking news: Jazz FM To Air Ella Fitzgerald Historic Albert Hall Broadcast", "GMG Radio sale: Look back at group's history", "GMG hands Smooth FM launch task to Clear", "London's 102.2 smooth fm set for smoother start", "London radio station Jazz FM launches new internet audio channel ejazz.fm", "DDW updates classics for Ejazz.fm website", "EJAZZ.FM – the site for real jazz heads", "JAZZFM launches dedicated web service for jazz fans", "Leeds United to kick off digital station", "DAB Ensembles Worldwide United Kingdom & the Isle of Man", "The Latest News from the UK and Around the World", "GMG in talks with Ofcom about Jazz FM return", "102.2 Smooth Radio (London) and 100.4 Smooth Radio (North-West England) – Request to Change Station Formats", "Radio review – Jazz on the radio: an endangered species?
 A deal with Wheatly was done for £1 on 9 April 2009, where it was also revealed that the station had made a loss of £733,000 in the first six months of operation, as well as investments from a couple of financial companies and a number of individuals.
Jon Scragg is a radio presenter who has spent most of his career working on radio stations in the south of England.After a spell with the British Forces Broadcasting Service, Scragg joined Essex Radio in September 1981 as part of its launch team, and was the first voice heard on the station. The Business Breakfast brings you all the latest from the world of business and finance.  In a 2006 article for theJazz, musician Digby Fairweather said Jazz FM had turned into a "tragic and swift disaster story" and that the change of playlist was "responsible for both the attempted rape and (fortunately abortive) re-definition of the music" to which no-one within the Jazz FM coverage area would forgive.