Today at the Northampton Saints Rugby Ground, Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, switched on local DAB.
The National Radio Centre in Milton Keynes was the centre of local radio attention this morning as a new Mux was turned on.
is to launch Heart and Capital on all of the new local DAB multiplexes owned by Arqiva in the coming months.
The three shareholders of the MXR regional DAB multiplexes have decided not to renew their licence to operate the services.
The capacity on the national commercial digital radio multiplex previously used by Amazing Radio is being advertised to interested parties.
Digital One is looking for expressions of interest from groups wanting to run either an audio or data service using its network of 135 transmitters across England, Scotland and Wales.
Today is the final day for commercial radio stations to submit their entries for this year’s Arqiva Awards.
Station staff have until midnight tonight to put themselves and their shows forward for consideration by the judges across 28 different categories.
has joined the three largest commercial radio operators and the BBC by taking a seat at the board of Digital Radio UK.
The group, which has one of the three national analogue commercial radio licences, has launched six digital-only stations in the last two years.
Glasgow community radio station Celtic Music Radio is available on DAB across much of southern, eastern and central England for the next few weeks – as well as in Ayrshire and South East Wales.
The station is using Now Digital’s ‘Pop Up’ channel on 19 local multiplexes to bring the Celtic Connections music festival to millions of potential listeners from later this week.
Former RCS UK Managing Director Ben Hart has joined Arqiva in the newly created role of Head of Client Relationships for its broadcast radio division.
We’re told Ben will lead Arqiva’s team of account managers at the transmission company, with a focus on ‘enhancing customer service and developing relationships’ across commercial radio.
Commercial radio favourites Pixie Lott and Beverley Knight have been announced as part of the entertainment for the Arqiva Awards next month.
The ceremony on 6 July, organised by RadioCentre, will celebrate the successes of commercial radio over the last 12 months and will be hosted by’s Christian O’Connell.