The PPA for NE Wales & W Cheshire covers 421,673 households. Within this defined area, our multiplex covers 368,702 households (87.4%) of these households. The total number of households covered by this multiplex is 810,055.
The multiplex line-up is:
- BBC Radio Wales
- BBC Radio Cymru (and BBC Radio Cymru 2)
- Dee on DAB
- Capital FM Wirral
- Nation Radio (DAB+)
- Dragon Radio (DAB+)
- Love 80s (DAB+)
- Chris County (DAB+)
- Zest Liverpool (DAB+)
- Sandgrounder Radio (DAB+)
- Hope FM (DAB+)
- Fun Kids Junior (DAB+)
- Radio Wirral (DAB+)
- 88.3 Centreforce (DAB+)
There are no current plans to add any further services in the short-term. If there are any stations that you listen to at the moment on analogue radio that we are not broadcasting, we suggest that you contact those stations directly, encouraging them to join the multiplex.
We do, however, currently have room for additional stations to join the multiplex. If you represent a service that would like more information about joining, please submit the questionnaire at the bottom of this page.
The multiplex is owned by MuxCo North East Wales & West Cheshire Ltd, and launched on 19th March 2013.
In the area, 40.1% of radio listening is to digital radio. 53.4% of the county have DAB sets in-home.
Data: RAJAR/OFCOM Q3/2017
The multiplex broadcasts from transmitters at Wrexham-Rhos, Moel-Y-Parc and St. John’s Beacon – you can see our coverage here.
Other transmitters may be launched during the licence term to enhance and increase coverage.
You can keep up-to-date with the developments for this multiplex on the MuxCo blog. Alternatively you can follow us on Twitter:
You can find out Planned Work for this multiplex here.