Ofcom Publishes Data on DAB Coverage in UK

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Ofcom Publishes Data on DAB Coverage in UK

Nov 2, 2011 1:27 PM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB

London - Nov 1, 2011 - Ofcom, the UK telecommunications regulator, has published its first-ever report on communications infrastructure throughout the UK. DAB coverage and capability are part of the report. In particular, Ofcom reports:

� 91 percent of households are served by the BBC national multiplex
� 74 percent of the roads are covered by the BBC national multiplex
� 85 percent of households are served by the commercial multiplex
� 64 percent of the roads are covered by the commercial multiplex

According to Ofcom, the total capacity of the two national multiplex systems is 2.5Mb/s. Details of the entire report are available here.

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