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Thursday, 16 October 2014

Channel 5 confirms Demand 5 launch on EE TV

Confirming media reports in recent days, Channel 5 has announced that its video-on-demand service, Demand 5, will be available on new television service EE TV, which launches in the coming weeks.

Transmission errors hit Channel 4

Transmission problems disrupted Channel 4 programming for several hours today and delayed Channel 4 News by nearly five minutes after a segment of Deal Or No Deal ended up looping three times.

BBC opens up TV and Radio listings archive

Ever wanted to know what was on BBC TV or Radio on a particular date? Now that job has been made easier with the public launch of the Radio Times archive.

Local TV arrives in Wales

The first local TV station to be awarded an Ofcom licence to broadcast on Freeview in Wales has gone live. Cardiff and surrounding areas can now watch Made in Cardiff, initially only on Freeview and YouView channel 23.

Made in Cardiff is the tenth local TV station to launch in under a year; a process that was started in Grimsby last November and has also seen local channels launch in Belfast, Brighton, Bristol, Glasgow, London, Norwich, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

RTÉ postpones longwave switch-off

Irish broadcaster RTÉ has postponed the switch-off of its longwave service until 19 January 2015, with a delegation from RTĖ visiting the UK next week to meet with organisations to  see "if there is a better solution to the long wave issue".

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Surrey DAB gets coverage boost into Leatherhead, Farnborough and Farnham

Local DAB in Surrey is getting a coverage boost on the 1st November, with the addition of two new transmitter sites to the network.

Sunrise Radio returns to DAB

Asian radio station Sunrise Radio is making a return to DAB digital radio on 15th October 2014, where it will be available on a number of local DAB multiplexes.

Record number of cars now with Digital Radio as UK coverage is given a boost

The Digital Radio industry has today celebrated new milestones, with over half of all new cars registered in September coming with DAB digital radio and coverage boosts making DAB available in more places. 

Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy confirmed at the annual Radio Festival in Salford this morning that in September, 58% of all new cars registered came with digital radio (CAP/SMMT). Almost 250,000 cars were registered in September 2014 with digital radio as standard, up nearly 50% on the previous September.
 
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