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Tomorrow's Commercial Radio
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Thanks to the 67 folk who diligently responded to the consultation on future regulation of commercial radio. Just over half favoured deregulation and, presumably about half didn’t. The half that didn’t embrace every shred of suggested de-regulation did include some radio stations. In summary, DCMS …

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Radio - and the Smart Speaker
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It’s tough to believe that radio effectively used to require pin-code access.  You had to remember a string of random digits if you were to find your favourite radio station frequency on the dial. And, given sometimes you even had to change waveband too, it’s a real wonder my mum ever managed to tr…

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UK Christmas stations 2017 - a review
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We are but novice elves in the UK at the business of creating Christmas stations, but we've done pretty well. Smooth Christmas was  first down the chimney in 2011 , complete with the memorable Simon Bates liner about toasting his nuts . Since then, many UK stations and brands have created new s…

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