One applicant for the Leeds Small Scale DAB multiplex, being advertised later this year by Ofcom, has made its plans public. Leeds DAB Radio Ltd has been created by Dee Radio Group, Leeds community radio station Fever FM and small-scale…
A new microsite called Radio’s Digital Revolution has been launched by John Lewis & Partners.
Ofcom has agreed to allow more time for new DAB multiplexes in the Channel Islands and Lancashire/Cumbria to start transmitting.
Nation Broadcasting is planning to offer a free place for community radio stations on any future small scale multiplexes it might own.
The timetable for awarding the first Small Scale DAB multiplex licences has been announced by Ofcom, with the first round of areas open for applications from Tuesday 1st September.
Representatives of Wireless and Global are to give evidence to a House of Lords committee this week looking at the future of journalism.
Presenter Robbie Vincent is heading back to Jazz FM to host a show for the station for the first time in five years.
Absolute Radio is running a 24-hour pop up station next month playing jazz, swing and big band music from the 1940s to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
The ten trial Small Scale DAB multiplex operators have had their temporary licences extended till the end of 2021.
Radio Caroline is now available on DAB+ in the Cambridge area. The station becomes the 12th to join the Cambridge small-scale multiplex which covers around 78,000 people in the area. Radio Caroline station manager Peter Moore said:…
To celebrate UNESCO’s World Radio Day, new research has been released saying that nearly half of people rely on putting the radio on to help with their loneliness. Brits say they discover on average eight new artists a year through the…
The progress of DAB+ digital radio in France took centre stage at this year’s European Radio and Digital Audio Show in Paris today.
Last year was a record year for DAB with 2.38 million new vehicles fitted with DAB digital radio as standard.
WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that by the end of Q2 2019, over 82 million consumer and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific – up from 71 million one year earlier.
The Government has launched a consultation on whether to extend licences for analogue commercial radio stations. Although digital radio now accounts for around 57% of all radio listening, DCMS says analogue remains an important…
Ofcom has awarded two 12-year licences for new local radio multiplexes for areas in Cumbria and Morecambe Bay.
Love Sport, previously broadcasting on DAB in London, has started broadcasting nationally on Sound Digital using DAB+.
Sound Digital Ltd is today advertising for anyone wanting to add their radio station to the national DAB platform to get in touch with them.
Adam Singer is stepping down as Chairman of Digital Radio UK after 10 years.
A number of radio organisations have welcomed the passage into law of the Small-scale Radio Multiplex and Community Digital Radio Order 2019.
Ofcom has received over a hundred replies in its consultation on the future of Small Scale DAB licensing.
Bailiwick Broadcasting has won the bidding war to provide a local DAB digital radio multiplex to the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey.
DC Thomson Media is launching a new station for Scotland called Pure Radio with former Heart presenter Robin Galloway hosting Breakfast.
Former talkSPORT and 5 Live presenter Stan Collymore is to take over a Friday afternoon slot on digital station Fix Radio.
Radio continues to attract 48.5 million adults or 88% of the adult (15+) UK population in the latest RAJAR results for Q3, 2019.
In the latest DAB multiplex variations, a new radio station for children has launched, along with a service aimed at Arabic expats and visitors.
A new temporary DAB digital radio station starts in Bradford this week from the team at BBC Radio 1Xtra.
Ofcom has received two applications for the DAB digital radio multiplexes covering North Lancashire, Cumbria and parts of South West Scotland.
The Swiss radio industry is planning to gradually phase out analogue radio broadcasting via FM by the end of 2024 at the latest.
One of Global's lesser-known radio services, The Arrow, has quietly closed down and played its last track.