Overview

Digital Radio (DAB)

We deliver millions of digital radio listening hours every day, let us connect you with your digital DAB audience.

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Collaborative radio research to reduce power consumption

The BBC and Arqiva recently undertook a two-year project aimed at reducing power consumption for some AM transmitters in the UK radio network. Please read below more details on the outcomes and a link to the whitepaper produced following the research.

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DAB on the road: A 2018 update

DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) in cars is something we’ve discussed before, but as we move towards another new year, figures showing its growth seem to just keep on coming.

News

Local Radio and the Independent sector pick up the Big Awards at the Arqiva supported ARIAS 2018

Podcasters, local radio and the independent sector challenged the big networked radio groups at this year’s Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), picking up some of the evening’s biggest awards.

Overview

Now Digital (local DAB multiplexes)

Looking to broadcast on DAB digital radio in a particular part of the UK? We can help you reach audiences in a number of different regions.

News

Bauer Media’s Academy and communications infrastructure firm Arqiva join forces

Launching pioneering Apprenticeship partnership to improve skills in the wider community

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Sound Digital Announces Imminent Completion of DAB Radio Network Expansion

Project to add 19 transmitters to the Sound Digital network running ahead of schedule

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700MHz Clearance: Time to retune

With a planned completion date of 2020, the 700MHz clearance programme is now in full swing. As experienced as we are in this kind of work, though, there are some unavoidable complexities that we must overcome.

Overview

Sound Digital multiplex

The second national commercial DAB multiplex, Sound Digital launched in the UK in March 2016.

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700MHz Clearance: Re-engineering the DTT network

As 4G’s popularity peaks and 5G edges closer, we’re working hard to make sure enough spectrum is available on the most suitable bands.

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What is 700MHz clearance?

As the broadcast industry and others close to it evolve, so too must Arqiva’s supporting infrastructure. Our vast and complex network of TV and radio masts and multiplexes is carefully configured to meet the needs of the masses, but we must be ready for change when necessary.

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Inspiring engineers: How Arqiva invests in talent

Behind Arqiva’s crucial infrastructure, there are hundreds of skilled engineers, each doing their daily bit to keep the UK’s TV, radio, telecoms and smart technology services up and running. In this article we take a look at the role of our apprenticeship scheme in developing our future talent.