The wait is over – the second national digital multiplex (D2) will go live on Monday. Its launch will bring 18 national commercial stations to a new broadcast platform.
In total, there will be eight specialist music stations, three talk stations, three Asian stations, three Christian stations and one for kids.
The stations are:
talkRADIO (Presenters to include Paul Ross, Iain Lee and George Galloway)
talkSPORT2 (Launching 15th March at Cheltenham Festival)
Virgin Radio (DJ’s to include Edith Bowman)
Premier Praise! (Launching on Easter Sunday)
The following stations already broadcast nationally and are moving to the D2 platform: Absolute 80s
Premier Christian Radio
In addition, Heart Extra is also launching on the original, D1 platform.
Accurate audience data for these stations won’t be available until later in the year, but whilst some are in their infancy, there are likely to be some short term national opportunities available for spot advertising, sponsorship and promotions.
If you’d like to know more about any of these national stations or other radio advertising options, call us on 0203 588 3000 or click here