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First small-scale DAB multiplex licences awarded

Posted: 18th February 2021

The first five small-scale DAB licences have been awarded in the UK

First small-scale DAB multiplex licences awarded

The first ever small-scale DAB radio multiplex licences have been awarded by Ofcom.

The first five licences have been awarded, which are hoped will provide a low-cost route for local commercial, community and specialist music stations to take to the airwaves.

Following a competitive process, where each applicant was judged against specific criteria, licences have been awarded in five areas:

Further licence awards for the remaining 20 areas advertised in the first round will be announced over the coming weeks Ofcom have announced.

Tags: Ofcom | DAB

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