Ofcom is also today inviting applications for a licence to provide an FM commercial radio service to cover the city of Exeter and the surrounding area.
Ofcom estimates that this licence could achieve coverage of an area with an adult (aged 15+) population of around 140,000. The exact coverage will be determined by the location of the transmission site and other technical characteristics.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Wednesday 10 May 2006. A non-refundable fee of ?5,000 will be payable for each application submitted.
The full details for this licence, including the guidelines and procedures for the submission of applications, can be obtained from the Ofcom website