The DCMS have announced its plans to modernise the regulation of UK commercial radio. This follows a report from Ofcom last year, signalling their support for deregulation. Radiocentre’s CEO Siobhan Kenny blogs in response to the announcement, asking “How did we get here?’ and ‘Where do we want to be?’.
Radiocentre has released the first episode of a new podcast series, See Radio Differently. Hosted by Radiocentre’s George Butler, the podcast features interviews, showcases and segments focused on radio, media and advertising.
The winner of January’s Aerial Award is BBH London with their ‘Money’ campaign for KFC. The ad, written to an all American folk tune, was picked by this month’s judge Ana Balarin, executive creative director at Mother.
Radiocentre is hosting a series of roundtable meetings across the UK to discuss the recommendations made by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in its consultation document on commercial radio deregulation. The proposed changes will provide radio stations with greater freedom and flexibility to meet listeners’ needs.
Commercial radio and independent producers have come together to welcome a new scheme aimed at supporting public service programming on radio and television.
Radioplayer has launched the world’s first voice-controlled hybrid radio adaptor. Radioplayer Car is a ‘smart radio’ system able to switch intelligently between DAB, FM or streaming to find the strongest signal.
The Department of Culture Media and Sport today (13 February) announced its plans to modernise the regulation of commercial radio in the UK. This follows a report from Ofcom last year, signalling their support for deregulation.