Absolute Radio stations dropped from DAB
Two of Absolute Radio’s sister stations have been removed from a number of DAB digital radio multiplexes across England and Wales.
Absolute Radio 60s, which launched in 2011, and older sibling Absolute Classic Rock is no longer broadcasting on digital in Air, Exeter, Cardiff/Newport, West Wiltshire and Coventry.
Absolute Radio 60s and Absolute Classic Rock will continue online and on DAB in London and other areas such as Lancashire, Leeds, York and Darlington.
A station spokesperson told RadioToday: “We constantly review our broadcast platforms and as result, from Tuesday 23rd April 2013, Absolute Classic Rock and Absolute Radio 60s will no longer be available on DAB in Ayr, South East Devon (Exeter), South East Wales (Cardiff/Newport), West Wiltshire (Bath/Bristol/Swindon) and Coventry.
“The Network remains committed to DAB whilst also delivering HQ sound quality online and via mobile listen apps.”