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Digital Broadcasting: Radio

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 5th December 2018.

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Photo of Gregory Campbell Gregory Campbell Shadow DUP Spokesperson (International Development), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of whether the target for listening and coverage will be met for a switchover to digital radio in 2019.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Take up of digital radio by listeners continues to make good progress and has exceeded 50% share of all radio listening. We are considering the next steps for supporting the future development of digital radio.

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