Preliminary community radio survey

The regulatory body Ofcom will be running a public consultation on its licensing and technical policy around community radio later this year. As a first step Ofcom is collecting views from the community radio sector on current challenges and how these might be addressed. Community Media Association has a short survey to contribute to this (running 4 weeks from 8th August?).

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Simplifying community radio service commitments

Media regulator Ofcom is consulting on its approach to community radio ‘Key Commitments’, where each station is required to provide the service described in its licence.

Ofcom is proposing to adopt a new simplified approach to Key Commitments, requiring only those elements that are specific to the character of service of an individual community radio service to be set out in detail in the licence.

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