What Are the Most Popular Radio Stations in the UK

What Are the Most Popular Radio Stations in the UK?

As the longest-established radio provider in the UK, the BBC still dominates, with over 32 million listeners each week for its national stations, 8.4 million for local and regional, and 1.5 million for its world service. However, other providers are making inroads, principally Global Radio…

Can You Get a Mobile Phone with DAB Radio

Can You Get a Mobile Phone with DAB Radio?

The mobile phone has increasingly become the device of choice and is pushing other devices into the margins. That’s largely due to capacity and functionality having increased tremendously so that the mobile phone is now capable of much more than just making phone calls and…

Does DAB Radio Work in Spain?

Does DAB Radio Work in Spain?

By 2017, DAB radio was available in 38 countries, amounting to 2,100 services and 420 million people able to receive them. However, British visitors to Spain and expats living there will want to know what’s available for them. DAB Stations Available in Spain Spain was…

What Frequency Is BBC Radio 1Xtra Broadcast On

What Frequency Is BBC Radio 1Xtra Broadcast On?

BBC Radio 1Xtra is an urban music station that has been on the air since 2002. It’s only broadcast on digital radio, digital TV and the internet, so you won’t be able to find it on an AM/FM radio. On DAB it uses the BBC…

What Frequency Is Planet Rock Broadcast On

What Frequency Is Planet Rock Broadcast On?

Planet Rock is the UK’s most popular rock radio station. It’s a digital-only radio station, which means you can’t receive it on AM or FM. To tune into Planet Rock on DAB radio, you don’t need to know a frequency as you just have to…

Can DAB Radios Receive AM Stations?

Can DAB Radios Receive AM Stations?

Test transmissions of DAB radio started in the UK in 1990 and were followed by a public launch in September 1995. Since then, the UK network has grown to become the world’s largest with 103 transmitters and almost 300 radio stations at the last count….

Does DAB Radio Work in France

Does DAB Radio Work in France?

France started using digital audio broadcasting (DAB) in June 2014, centred on Paris, Nice and Marseille. Since July 2017, the focus has been on upgrading to DAB+ for benefits that include lower transmission costs, reduced spectrum usage and a more robust reception quality. That’s again…

How Much Data Does a Radio App Use

How Much Data Does a Radio App Use?

Most mobile phone deals offer unlimited texts and enough minutes for phone calls for all but the most talkative user. Unless you’re on a truly unlimited deal, however, the data usage allowance may be a problem. That’s particularly true so if you download lots of…

How Does DAB Radio Work

How Does DAB Radio Work?

Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) was initiated in the 1980s, launched in the UK in 1995 and is becoming increasingly popular. That’s due to the improved quality of the service when compared to analogue and its greater efficiency giving it the ability to offer more radio…

Can You Get a Pocket DAB Radio with Bluetooth

Can You Get a Pocket DAB Radio with Bluetooth?

There’s a large choice of pocket DAB radios on the market, but do any of them have Bluetooth? Before getting into this topic, it’s important to point out that a radio can either have a Bluetooth transmitter or a Bluetooth receiver. If it has a…