Galaxy expands on local DAB
Following news that Chill is cease transmission on various local DAB multiplexes, Radio Today can reveal the vacent slots will be filled by Galaxy.
From next week, listeners in Bristol, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Cardiff, Exeter and Torbay, Kent, Norwich, Peterborough, Plymouth and Cornwall, Reading and Basingstoke, Southend and Chelmsford, Sussex Coast, Swindon and Severn Estuary will wake up to dance music instead of chilled out tunes.
Significantly, Galaxy returns to Bristol where the station started life in 1991 before being bought (several times) and eventually renamed Kiss 101 in 2006.
A Global Radio spokesperson told RadioToday.co.uk: "As a result of a recent review of our digital services we're pleased to expand our popular Galaxy brand to many other areas via digital radio."
Galaxy broadcasts to Birmingham, Manchester, the North East, Scotland, the South Coast and Yorkshire on FM, and nationally on various digital platforms.