192 community radio applications received
Ofcom receives 192 applications for community radio licences
Ofcom has received 192 applications from groups wishing to become small-scale community radio broadcasters. Community radio is a new type of radio station focusing on the delivery of specific social benefits to enrich a community or a range of listeners within a small geographical area.
192 applications were received by the 5pm deadline on 23 November for a wide variety of different services from across the UK.