Tameside is the business
Community station Tameside Radio in Greater Manchester has won an award for the most innovative use of technology in broadcasting, training and internal management.
Simon Walker, Tameside Radio managing director said: "We are delighted, as well as the obvious uses of technology in the broadcast processes we have been delighted with some of the back office systems that are now regularly used by staff and volunteers that make the station more accessible to the volunteers as well as manageable by the small team of staff.
"We are particularly pleased with some of the listener channels that we have been trialling. Tameside Radio has 8,000 listeners, per month, online and are leading the world in streaming technology to mobile phones."
Tameside Radio is just one of a hundred community radio stations broadcasting in the UK, and launched on September 1st 2007.