Cumbria DAB Applications Received

Ofcom has received two DAB applications for Cumbria local multiplexes. Bauer have applied for a license to cover North and West Cumbria. This will consist of BBC Radio Cumbria, and CFM. The rest of capacity will be used to plug coverage gaps for Bauer’s national brands, including Scala Radio, and Absolute Radio 80s. Some capacity…Read moreRead more

Muxco Also Bid for Channel Islands Multiplex

Radio Today are reporting that a total of 3 bids have been submitted for the Channel Islands local DAB multiplex. Muxco have teamed up with Tindle CI Broadcasting, the owners of Channel 103 in Jersey and Island FM in Guernsey, to bid for license. In addition to Channel 103 and Island FM, UK national stations…Read moreRead more

Updates to Previous Posts

A couple of updates to previous stories: Encore Radio is no longer listed on Muxco’s (the North Yorkshire DAB multiplex operator) website, so can be assumed that the station has stopped broadcasting on the North Yorkshire multiplex. The schedule changes at Rathergood Radio are not as major as first reported. Cleo and Craig are still…Read moreRead more

Town 102 Loses FM License

For the first time, an incumbent radio operator has lost its broadcasting license upon routine Ofcom re-advertisement. Ipswich FM will take over the license currently held by Town 102, to broadcast in Ipswich and the surrounding area. The current license expires on the 28th October 2018. Town 102 has been operating since 2006, and more…Read moreRead more