Water leak puts Global Radio’s DAB off-air

A numbers of London-based Global Radio stations, including Capital FM, Gold, XFM and LBC have off-air via DAB since around 5pm Wednesday.

The interruption to the services, which is still on-going at the time of writing, is due to flooding in a property close to the studios in Leicester Square.

Reports suggest some of the services have re-appeared whilst others are still complaining about the lack of service around the country, mostly via Twitter.

A Global Radio spokesperson told RadioToday: “A water leak from a nearby property earlier today affected the DAB output to a number of Global Radio stations. We apologise to our DAB listeners for any interruption and are working to restore the full service as soon as possible.”

Posted on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 at 10:51 pm by RadioToday

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