It is HBA’s responsibility to, as far as possible, to safeguard the future of hospital broadcasting. Over recent years the Association has taken steps to encourage member stations to look beyond historic and current delivery methods, such as hard-wired and patient entertainment system providers, and consider other delivery systems.
Ofcom have recently published their plans for 2018/2019 for inviting applications for analogue FM community radio licences. We believe that this will be the final round of analogue licences offer by Ofcom in advance of the start of the small scale DAB licensing programme.
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