Digital One multiplex

We own and operate the UK’s first national commercial multiplex, Digital One, which has been broadcasting since 1999.

These well known services currently broadcast on the Digital One multiplex

These well known services currently broadcast on the Digital One multiplex


National coverage

Since 1999, Digital One has been broadcasting a selection of digital radio stations to give UK listeners more digital listening choice.

The Digital One transmission network covers over 90% of UK households, over 160 transmitter sites, enabling commercial broadcasters to reach the widest audience possible.

Giving consumers more choice

The following services currently broadcast on the Digital One multiplex:

  • Absolute Radio – Bauer Radio - Adult alternative music
  • Capital UK  Global Radio - Contemporary hit music
  • Capital Xtra – Global Radio – Urban and dance music
  • Classic FM – Global Radio - Classical music
  • Heart 80s - Global Radio - 80s music
  • Heart Extra – Global Radio - Adult contemporary music
  • Kiss UK  Bauer Radio – Hip-hop, R&B, urban and dance music
  • Kisstory - Bauer Radio  Classic hip-hop, R&B, urban and dance music
  • LBC – Global Radio – Speech
  • Magic – Bauer Radio – Soft adult contemporary music
  • Radio X – Global Radio – Rock music
  • Smooth Extra – Global Radio - Melodic hits from the past five decades
  • TalkSPORT – Wireless Group – Sport and talk
  • UCB UK – United Christian Broadcasters – Christian music

Broadcast on Digital One

If you would like to find out more about how you could broadcast your station to a national audience on Digital One, the first step is to complete a Station Information Form. This will allow us to prepare a confidentiality agreement. Once that’s in place, we can discuss availability, detailed contract terms and prices.

We are keen to treat everyone who is seeking capacity on DAB digital radio fairly. As part of that, we have described some of the principles and processes we follow in this document

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