NOW Swindon


NOW Swindon

NOW Swindon is a local commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves Swindon and the surrounding area. NOW Swindon is transmitted on frequency block 11C 220.35 MHz from its trasmitter at Blunsdon[1]. It launched on 7 February 2003 and is operated by NOW Digital who are owned by Global Radio.

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Stations carried

Ourkindofmusic replaced Swindon FM in 2006 after the station ceased broadcasting.

Office of Fair Trading concerns

In August 2008, the Office of Fair Trading, reporting back regarding the acquisition of GCap by Global Radio indicated in their report that due to competition concerns and in accordance with the Communications Act 2003, Global Radio will have to remove at least one of their services from the NOW Swindon multiplex.[1] To comply with the ruling, Global Radio removed Chill from the multiplex on March 21, 2009.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Completed acquisition by Global Radio UK Limited of GCap Media plc" (pdf). Office of Fair Trading. 2008-08-27. pp. page 76, section 222. http://www.oft.gov.uk/shared_oft/mergers_ea02/2008/Global_GCap.pdf. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 

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