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Galaxy set to disappear in a cloud of dust
No huge collection of stars to pay tribute to dance music station
[Tue 30 Dec 02]

Swansea waits one year to Wave hello to local DAB radio
Smash Hits Radio and Kiss make it onto the city's multiplex in the local licence award
[Tue 17 Dec 02]

talkSPORT to broadcast music show on Saturdays
The station has been granted the opportunity to broadcast a music show for three hours
[Tue 17 Dec 02]

Bloomberg Radio waves goodbye to the DAB digital radio platform
The station broadcasts around the clock on the internet, but is no longer available on DAB
[Tue 17 Dec 02]

Stoke-on-Trent waits until new year to find out about DAB award
The sole applicant is hoping to launch Kiss and The Storm - modern rock in April 2004
[Wed 11 Dec 02]

Notts up for local DAB digital radio licence advertisement
BBC Radio Nottingham would form part of any DAB application for the area
[Wed 11 Dec 02]

Leicester tunes in to local DAB digital radio
Three new stations launch alongside BBC Radio Leicester and Sabras Radio
[Fri 6 Dec 02]

Pocket portability for DAB digital radio
EXCLUSIVE! Robert Winter reviews the latest hand-held DAB digital radio from Perstel
[Tue 3 Dec 02]

Leicester DAB launch delayed by the fire strike
The Peterborough multiplex will launch on-time at the end of the month.
More of the latest mutliplex news can be found on our "air today" page
[Wed 27 Nov 02]

Liberty loses frequency in London
A new Asian radio station will broadcast to the capital from July 2003
[Tue 12 Nov 02]

Kent's local DAB digi multiplex may not reach the coast
Dover might miss out on any DAB digital radio services due to a lack of spare frequencies
[Thu 7 Nov 02]

Leicester DAB launch delayed by the fire strike
The Peterborough multiplex will launch on-time at the end of the month.
More of the latest mutliplex news can be found on our "air today" page
[Wed 27 Nov 02]

Liberty loses frequency in London
A new Asian radio station will broadcast to the capital from July 2003
[Tue 12 Nov 02]

Kent's local DAB digi multiplex may not reach the coast
Dover might miss out on any DAB digital radio services due to a lack of spare frequencies
[Thu 7 Nov 02]

South Coast DAB digital radio advertisement attracts one applicant
East and West Sussex can look forward to a range of new stations on the DAB platform
[Thu 7 Nov 02]

Yorkshire and Humberside region to go digital in Summer 2003
MXR has emerged victorious in the multiplex licence award, bringing Jazz FM to Yorkshire
[Thu 7 Nov 02]

New DAB digital radio portable announced
Goodmans adds personal CD/DAB tuner and CD/DAB stereo combo to its range of audio products
[Wed 6 Nov 02]

New DAB digital radio programme guide in the pipeline
The Electronic Programme Guide will let listeners know about shows and times
[Tue 15 Oct 02]

Out There in the cold - dance station sold by Chrysalis
Regional dance music station Galaxy 101 has been sold to East Anglia-based Vibe FM
[Sat 28 Sept 02]

Pure Digital celebrate second win at What Hi-Fi Awards
The successor to the award-winning DRX-601ES has itself walked away with Award
[Tue 24 Sept 02]

Swansea local radio provider teams up with Emap for DAB licence
The Wireless Group has made a joint application for the DAB licence, which includes Kiss and Kerrang!
[Tue 24 Sept 02]

Somerset town in line for brand new FM radio station
Yeovil set to receive new pop music station in 2003
[Tue 24 Sept 02]

Itching to launch DAB digital radio in Norwich
Local multiplex operator brings 4 new 24-hour stations to the East Anglian city next year
[Fri 06 Sept 02]

Splash FM's success rains down in Sussex town
The station beat competition from five other bidders to win in Worthing
[Fri 06 Sept 02]

Big Kiss - dance music station becomes the most-carried DAB service
Commercial dance music station from London, Kiss, makes it on to NOWdigital muxes
[Wed 31 July 02]

Mass-production DAB digital receiver for under GBP100 hits streets
The first sub-GBP100 pounds portable digital radio receiver set to launch at end of month
[Tue 02 July 02]

No news isn't good news - ITN news radio disappears from the airwaves
ITN News radio bows out from the national DAB digital radio multiplex
[Tue 02 July 02]

National commercial DAB digital radio reaches the parts the BBC can't
The race is on to provide 85 percent coverage for Planet Rock and Core by the end of 2002
[Sat 29 June 02]

DAB digital radio PCI card for under GBP100 pounds this Summer
Modular Technologies announces imminent arrival of PCI card at The Computer World stores
[Sat 29 June 02]

Radio Authority feels a Tap on its shoulders
Four Asian radio stations are hoping to become the new sound in London, including Tap Radio
[Wed 26 June 02]

Yorkshire and Humberside DAB digital radio applicants announced
Two companies have submitted their plans for the Yorkshire regional DAB licence
[Tue 18 June 02]

East Midlands radio licence awarded
The new station for Nottingham, Leciester and Derby will bring easy listening music to the area
[Sun 16 June 02]

Barnsley pulls in 6 applicants ready to bring local radio to the Borough
A new local FM radio station will launch in the South Yorkshire area in 2003
[Fri 07 June 02]

Emap launches live streaming for its Big City stations
Rock FM, Metro Radio and Key 103 make a welcome return to live audio streaming.
[22:50 Sun 26 May 02]

Benson-Phillips to present show on Splash FM
Childrens TV presenter will be booked by the station, if successful in a licence award.
[Sun 26 May 02]

FM radio stations still very much on the agenda
Even with the onset of DAB digital radio, many new FM radio licences are planned.
[Fri 24 May 02]

Timetable extends into Cornwall and Plymouth
The schedule for the advertisement of DAB digital radio licences has been revised.
[Tue 14 May 02]

New access radio station brings the art of sound to the airwaves
Three more not-for-profit stations began broadcasting at the beginning of May for a year.
[Tue 14 May 02]

Mid FM win in Cookstown and Magherafelt
Mid Ulster station will provide news, listener participation and Irish music for the community
[Fri 10 May 02]

Capital Digital secure South Hampshire digital radio licence
Portsmouth and Southampton will be able to tune in to local DAB radio early in 2003.
[Fri 10 May 02]

2002 Sony Radio Academy Award winners announced
The winners were chosen by a panel of over 100 judges who listened to over 1500 hours of radio programming.
[Mon 06 May 02]

Access - all areas of society covered by not-for-profit radio stations
The new stations in Pontypridd and Glasgow offer a voice for local people and local issues.
[Tue 30 Apr 02]

Listeners in Ayr tune in to the digital sound
The brand new DAB digital radio multiplex for Ayr in Scotland has launched on channel 11B.
[Sat 27 Apr 02]

Reading students dial in to new campus station
In a first for a UK student station, the sustaining service will be sourced from the USA.
[Sat 27 Apr 02]
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New identity unveiled for DAB digital radio
The DRDB has introduced a new logo to be used for the promotion of DAB digital radio.
[Sat 20 Apr 02]

Application in Scotland offers local service for Skye and Lochalsh
Cuillin FM hopes to be the new local FM radio station for Western Highland and the Island.
[Wed 27 Mar 02]

Leicester and Nottingham tune in to new community stations
Two more Access Radio stations launch, giving a broadcast platform to local people.
[Wed 27 Mar 02]

NOWDigital sees a Passion for digital radio in Essex
Our 'air today' page keeps you up to date with all the relaunches, launches and DAB digital info.
[Sat 23 Mar 02]

Norwich next battleground for local DAB digital radio
Two companies have expressed their interest in broadcasting on the digital platform.
[Thu 21 Mar 02]

Reading sees new station from next year dubbed "No City FM"
In a twist of fate, the station's working title will definitely change in time for the launch .
[Sun 17 Mar 02]

Chester FM secures new station for the city
The applicant fought off competition from four other parties to win in Cheshire.
[Sun 17 Mar 02]

GWR Group's DAB digital radio arm on a roll
NOWDigital celebrates another successful licence application, this time in Bath and Swindon.
[Sun 17 Mar 02]

Will London be Liberated?
The AM licence is up for grabs as another Access station is launched.
[Thu 14 Mar 02]

Three of the fifteen Access Radio stations have taken to the air
The stations in Stoke, Havant and Bradford will give a voice to three very different communities.
[Wed 06 Mar 02]
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Tasteful sounds and music imaging for a brand new station
BBC 6 Music commissions Delicious Digital to provide music and the station's sound identity.
[Thu 28 Feb 02]

More than one hoping to make a Splash in Worthing
A new local FM licence for the West Sussex town will be awarded later in the year.
[Wed 27 Feb 02]

Yorkshire region going digital as roll-out of multiplexes continues
No plans for BBC Radio York to feature on digital radio as ensemble freezes out the Beeb.
[Wed 27 Feb 02]

Worth attending the UK's biggest hi-fi show?
Our complete guide to new radio products on show at Bristol Sound & Vision Show 2002.
[Sat 23 Feb 02]

All change at NOWDigital as providers pull out
The Radio Authority reaches agreement to allow variations to NOWDigital multiplex services.
[Sat 23 Feb 02]

Purple Radio promo ensures listeners hear the Pure sound
Videologic has teamed up with London's gay radio station for a mini-DAB offer. [Sat 16 Feb 02]

Barnsley will tune in to local radio next year
Several applications are likely to be made for the South Yorkshire radio licence. [Fri 15 Feb 02]

Capital Radio and Solent Digital go for South Hampshire licence
Two applications have been lodged for the local digital multiplex for South Hants. [Thu 14 Feb 02]

Oxon pulls in three more interested parties for FM licence
More FM and Juice join in the bidding for Oxford's incremental FM radio station. [Thu 14 Feb 02]
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Emap's hopes dashed as consortium wins in Leicester
The outcome of the Leicester digital radio multiplex award has been made known. [Fri 8 Feb 02]

Love-fifteen as major players go for FM radio licence
15 groups form applications for East Midlands set to impress the Radio Authority. [Wed 6 Feb 02]
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NOWDigital updates Essex and Bournemouth
The switch-on dates for the local radio multiplexes have been revised. [Tue 12 Feb 02]

London's ready for new gay digital radio station
Purple Radio will be part of the London III digital multiplex.. [Mon 21 Jan 02]

Philips plugs into listeners of internet radio
The UK will finally see a hi-fi system capable of receiving streaming internet stations.
[Sat 19 Jan 02]

Two up for West of England local digital radio multiplex
Two companies have applied to run the multiplex for Swindon and Bath.
[Wed 16 Jan 02]

More stories can be found in our earlier news archive.