Final station launches on Sound Digital multiplex

The launch of Virgin Radio today marked the final station to launch on the second UK commercial DAB multiplex.

18 stations are now live, including Share Radio, Magic Chilled, Kisstory, UCB2 and Jazz FM.

Virgin launched at 11am from a train on its way from Manchester to London, stopping at Crewe, Birmingham New Street and Rugby for some live music performances.

It’ll cover over 70% of the UK but exclude most of Wales, Scotland, the South West of England and East Anglia. And like 15 of the 18 stations on the brand new multiplex, it’ll broadcast in mono.

Sound Digital was awarded a licence last year from Ofcom to extend the capacity available for national DAB radio stations.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Join our WhatsApp messaging service

To receive WhatsApp messages from RadioToday with occasional news headlines and breaking news alerts, send a WhatsApp message starting with 'Yes' to 01612621004.

Then add the number to your phone contacts as 'RadioToday' for this service to work. This is a private list and your number won't be shared with other users or organisations.

Similar Stories

Leave A Nice Reply

Your email address will not be published.