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
  • Heart 70s - Global Radio  70s music
  • Heart 80s - Global Radio  80s music
  • Heart 90s - Global Radio  90s music
  • Capital XTRA - Global Radio – Urban and dance music
  • Classic FM - Global Radio  Classical music
  • Heart Extra - Global Radio  Adult contemporary music
  • Kiss UK - Bauer Radio – Hip-hop, R&B, urban and dance music
  • LBC - Global Radio – Speech
  • LBC News - 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
  • Capital - Global Radio  Contemporary hit music
  • Gold - Global Radio  Classic hits
  • UCB 1 - United Christian Broadcasters – Christian music
  • Kisstory - Bauer Radio – Classic hip-hop, R&B, urban and dance music
  • Heart Dance - Global Radio  Dance classics
  • Capital XTRA Reloaded - Global Radio  Old skool hip-hop

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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