Ofcom is now taking expressions of interest from people wanting to operate small-scale DAB multiplexes and radio stations wanting to broadcast on them in the future.
Ofcom has awarded two new community radio licences but rejected eight applications.
Aberdeen station Original 106 has been given permission by Ofcom to change its format, removing the requirement to play rock music, album tracks and target programmes at a male audience.
New proposals see bigger "Approved Areas" and more commitment to local news and information for commercial radio.
Radio regulator Ofcom is to open up the application process for community radio applications in some of the areas where expressions of interest have been received.
Stations in all areas are eligible to apply but coverage improvements or extensions are unlikely to be possible in every location.
Female employees occupy 37% of senior management roles across the industry. The BBC has the highest proportion of senior women (40%), followed by Bauer (39%) and Global (34%).
Ofcom has investigated after a complainant said Norfolk-based UKRD station KLFM referenced some local businesses during its news bulletins on Valentine’s Day.
Two community stations, Beyond Radio and First FM, have been found in breach for airing songs containing swearing.
Ofcom has handed out two new community radio licences - to Radio MAC in Bradford and Rush FM in Farnborough.
Ofcom is starting a consultation on a request from Original 106 to change its Format to appeal to more people in North East Scotland.
Leeds based Fever FM has had a request to change its key commitments approved by Ofcom following a public consultation.
Ofcom has today announced the award of eight new community radio licences in England and Scotland.
London AM and DAB station Love Sport has asked Ofcom for permission to change its format - and remove the requirement to specifically cover business, finance and entertainment news.
Ofcom says listeners are not ready to give up on AM just yet, but has agreed to let Bauer close or reduce the power of 17 transmitters across England and Scotland.
Ofcom is to re-advertise the FM commercial radio licence for Ceredigion after the current owner decided not to utilise the fast track re-licensing process.
Ofcom has issued its first Broadcasting Code breach warning to the BBC after taking over as regulator for the corporation.
Eight new community radio licences in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been awarded by Ofcom.
The regulator Ofcom has updated its definition of 'new music' as part of the operating licences which set out how much Radio 1 and Radio 2 have to play during daytime hours.
North East station Rathergood Radio has been found in breach of its licence by Ofcom for failing to provide a service from two FM transmitters for two months.