The RAJAR results for Q1 2017 are in and it’s a happy new year for Commercial Radio. Now commanding 34.5 million listeners, the commercial sector has seen a year on year rise that means it’s once again overtaken the BBC in reach.  National commercial share continues to grow too, while holding steady locally against a… Read More


From the Premiership title to the Presidential elections, 2016 was full of unexpected results. Has that continued with the Q4 2016 RAJAR listener survey? Our expert analysts have been poring over the figures to give you the lowdown on the very latest results. Overall, it’s great news, with more than 90% of the adult (15+)… Read More


The diaries have been filled in, the entries collated and the results compiled. We’ve been carefully analysing the Q3 2016 RAJAR report to bring you the highlights – keeping you up to date with the latest radio industry audience data. The good news is that the UK is still in love with radio. 48.2 million… Read More


When looking at all radio results, it always makes for interesting reading when you break out the specific results for DAB Radio and listening via Digital platforms. Overall, Digital listening was up by 2.3 million listeners YoY. Here’s the how and why. The launch of new stations like the relaunched Virgin Radio added 409,000 listeners;… Read More


We’ve been meticulously analysing the Q2 2016 RAJAR report to pick out the big stories and insights because that’s the kind of thing we love to do. Overall, it’s a very positive survey with some huge gains in a wide variety of areas. The major headline for Commercial Radio is that it continues to pull… Read More


Radio audience figures released last week by RAJAR, show digital now accounts for 44.1% of all radio listening – up from 41.7% on the previous quarter. Ownership of a DAB digital radio also increased to 55.7% of the population, with 30 million adults now owning a DAB radio – that’s an increase of 14% year… Read More


OK, pub quiz: What do Ed Vazey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Dame Kelly Homes – super golden runner quick person and broadcaster funny man football nut Colin Murray all have in common? Answer: They were all to be found up the BT Tower earlier today switching on a boosted digital radio signal… Read More


Today sees the starting of a wave of re-tuning for digital radios. See get digital radios site on retuning here. For technical reasons owners of digital radios across the country will have to re-tune their radios to carry on receiving Capital, Heart, Choice, XFM, LBC and Kiss. This is primarily to improve the efficiency of… Read More