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Review of the year: Digital Radio in 2018

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It’s been a busy year for digital radio. We start by looking back ten years to when the future of digital radio was less certain.

New Top 40 shows for new year

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The Big Top 40 relaunches exclusively on Capital and Heart next month.

New Chris Evans breakfast show won’t have ad breaks

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A partnership with Sky has been announced. The team on the new show has also been confirmed.

Moira Stuart to join Classic FM

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Newsreader and radio presenter Moira Stuart is joining Classic FM.

Greatest Hits Radio to launch in January

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Greatest Hits Radio will play songs from the 70s, 80s and 90s when it launches in 2019.

BBC Sounds replaces iPlayer Radio

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The BBC has launched BBC Sounds, a new website and app which combines radio, podcasts and music.

Prototype hybrid car radio unveiled

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A prototype of a touchscreen radio for car dashboards, designed to show off the potential of ‘hybrid’ technology, has been unveiled.

New drivetime and evening shows for Radio 2

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Sara Cox will host drivetime on BBC Radio 2 in the new year.

JACK Radio arrives on DAB with 100% female playlist

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A new radio station which only plays music by female artists has arrived on DAB digital radio.

New international logo for DAB+

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The black and white DAB logo, which has been used for more than a decade on digital radios, is being replaced.