Digital Radio

DAB now in two-thirds of cars as standard

An additional 10% of cars also have digital radio available as a cost option, meaning that 75% of new cars in the UK now have digital radio available as standard or as an option.

Accelerating Digital: Cars lead the way

A major digital radio expansion was announced by Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, speaking at today’s Drive to Digital: NOW conference held at BBC New Broadcasting House.

Consultation on local DAB coverage published

Following the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s publication of a Framework Agreement for the expansion of local DAB radio, Ofcom has today published predicted coverage maps for each local…

Local DAB transmitter network to double

The Government is about to announce details of a major expansion of local DAB transmitters, with 182 new transmitters across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Classic FM listeners go digital radio crazy

A recent competition on Classic FM saw nearly 100,000 listeners enter for a chance to win a DAB digital radio. It's another indication that digital radio is set to be the hot present over Christmas.…

New edition of DAB digital radio magazine

A record number of just under 1 million copies of the fifth edition of the DAB digital radio magazine have been printed by Digital One, the national commercial digital radio network operator. The…

Digital radio standard for new Astra

Vauxhall has launched an additional model into its new Astra range, the SXi Digital - the first car in its class to offer DAB digital radio as standard.

Sony’s new digital radio on sale soon

Many people view Sony as a benchmark brand: one against which they measure all others. And why not? It's globally recognised. It accounts for far more audio product sales than any other…