Radioplayer ad push, Radio Academy streamlines plus Ofcom start DAB trails ~ Behind the Mic

Mar 2015  Behind the Mic

Radio Academy confirms streamlined new look

The Radio Academy announced plans for its future yesterday, having axed its popular Radio Festival and Radio Awards late last year and shut its year-round London office. Moving forward the Academy, which brings together both BBC and commercial radio, will have a “streamlined structure” with “learning and networking” at its core.

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Ofcom invites applicants for small scale DAB trials

Ofcom has today confirmed plans for up to ten trials of ‘small scale DAB’ across the UK, to help explore how smaller commercial radio and community radio stations can access DAB digital radio without the need to obtain costly carriage on existing DAB digital radio multiplexes.

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Apple hints at iTunes overhaul with music journalist job ad

Apple is hinting at an overhaul of its iTunes software with a new job advert for a London based music journalist to oversee editorial output on the platform. Following hot on the heels of Apple’s appointment of Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe it marks a push to add merchandising promotion to its music offer.

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