Digital One Plans to Expand UK National DAB to Northern Ireland

        Radio on FacebookJoin us on Facebook

London - Feb 19, 2013 - Digital One has applied to Ofcom to extend the U.K.'s national DAB mux to Northern Ireland, according to RadioToday. If expansion of this network is approved, national stations such as Smooth Radio, Planet Rock, and Jazz FM would become available there on terrestrial radio for the first time.

Digital One is proposing coverage of Northern Ireland using six transmitters (Divis, Carnmoney Hill, Londonderry, Brougher Mountain, Strabane and Limavady). These transmitters will provide indoor coverage to 74 percent of households, and 70 percent of the road network in Northern Ireland. It says that it will launch all of these transmitters within six months of Ofcom granting its request.

The addition of this coverage would result in the national radio multiplex service providing coverage of 89.5 percent of the households in the United Kingdom, and 75 percent of the UK's road network.

Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Today in Radio History

Milestones From Radio's Past

The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.

Digital Edition

Each Issue as a Digital Edition

Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.

EAS Information More on EAS

NWS XML/Atom Feed for CAP Messages

The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.

Wallpaper Calendar

Radio 2014 Calendar Wallpaper

Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.

The Wire

A virtual press conference

Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.

Join Us Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn
Radio magazine cover

Current Issue

National Public Radio

Building For The Future

Browse Back Issues

[an error occurred while processing this directive]