Small Scale DAB radio consultation launched

A consultation with the aim of including community radio stations and local commercial stations on the DAB platform has been launched today by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. The Government wants to hear from anyone with an interest in the sector as it aims to have new […]

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Commercial radio formats to be scrapped

The government says it will bring in new rules on commercial radio formats as soon as possible – meaning stations will be free to change their music format without Ofcom approval. Digital Minister Matt Hancock said the changes would give commercial radio stations the ‘freedom to adapt and compete with […]

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Does internet radio mean the end to your local station?

I always need silence when I write, but when I’m doing research, which is most of the time, I like to have music in the background. Often I’ll fire up my shortwave receiver and find something exotic, though these days it’s much easier to use the internet. A favorite is […]

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The Secret to Free Music Is Internet Radio

If you want to enter the modern age and listen to all your music online then streaming is the only way to go. While iHeartRadio and Pandora have both become the poor man’s Spotify—demanding costly monthly fees for so so music selection there’s still genuine free music available online. Internet […]

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