BBC DAB boost for Aberdeen, Folkestone and Huddersfield as roll-out continues

The BBC has released details of another eight national DAB transmitter sites that have gone live since the last update in December, with nearly a quarter of a million households benefiting from a new transmitter site serving the Huddersfield area.

Other transmitter sites have improved coverage in Aberdeen, Folkestone, Harrogate and Stamford, with new transmitters bringing BBC National DAB coverage for the first time in Chard, Innerleithen and Moffat.


Transmitter
Coverage
Improvement
Jan 2015
Ainley Top
Huddersfield, Elland
Improved coverage for 230,000 households.
Creteway Down
Folkestone
Improved coverage for 93,000 households.
Innerleithen
Innerleithen
New coverage for Innerleithen.
Dec 2014
Chard
Chard and surrounding areas
New coverage for Chard and parts of A303.
Harrogate Hildebrand
Harrogate and surrounding areas
Improved coverage for 50,000
Moffat North
Moffat
New coverage for Moffat.
Redmoss
Aberdeen and surrounding areas
Improves coverage for 93,000 households.
Stamford Old Quarry
Stamford and surrounding areas
Improves coverage in S Lincs.

The BBC will continue to bring additional transmitters into service for its national DAB network between now and the end of the year as part of the fourth phase of its national DAB roll-out, by which time 97% of the UK population will be covered by the signal, which carries all of the BBC's national services.

BBC local radio in England, and national services for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are carried on commercial local DAB multiplexes, which has a separate roll-out schedule.






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