Digital Audio story of the week
Digital adspend grows at fastest rate for seven years
UK digital adspend grew 16.4% in 2015 to over £8.6bn with the average home
now owning 8.3 internet devices. The 16.4% year-on-year rise in spend is the highest growth rate since 2008 (17.1%), as the number of internet-enabled devices per household increased 12% in a year to 8.3 per UK household.
Date set for Planet Rock and Absolute 80s move
Digital One has requested to remove Absolute 80s and Planet Rock from its multiplex from April 30th.
At the moment, the two Bauer services are available on two national DAB services, following the launch of Sound Digital Limited.
Iain Lee Pranks talkSPORT live on talkRADIO
talkRADIO’s Iain Lee is back on form with his signature prank calls to radio stations after calling his colleagues at talkSPORT.
The Hub community station will stay off-air
Community radio station The Hub, in Cornwall, will remain on-air for the foreseeable future thanks to offers of outside investment.