Capital North East is an English regional radio station specialising in modern pop music, dance and R&B. The station is based in Wallsend, North Tyneside at the Silverlink Business Park, near the junction of the A1058 and the A19, 6 miles east of Newcastle City Centre. It broadcasts to North East England. It is owned by the Global Radio as part of the nine-station Capital network. The station launched in 1 June 1999 as Galaxy 105-106, renamed in 2006 as Galaxy North East and rebranded on 3 January 2011 as 105-106 Capital. There are two advertising sub-regions, for the Teesside and Tyne & Wear areas, airing localised commercials.