Broadcasting (Multiplex Services) Act 2017
Service Provider Registration
Please ensure you have all the information before starting to complete the form as all fields are required for registration with OFCOM before a service can be carried on the multiplex.
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Primary Contact Name
Who is the person responsible for dealing with invoices?
Accounts Phone Number
4-digit SID code (if known)
If you are already broadcasting on another digital multiplex Ofcom will have issued you with a unique SID code.
Short Service Name (8 characters incl. spaces)
This is the name of your station that will display on a radio. It needs to be a subset of the Longer Service Name (below)
Long Service Name (16 characters incl. spaces)
This is the name of your station that will display on radio receivers with a larger display.
Please list any other DAB multiplexes that carry this service
Select PTY Code (programme type)
2 Current affairs
10 Popular Music (Pop)
11 Rock Music
12 Easy Listening
13 Light Classical
14 Serious Classical
15 Other Music
18 Children's Programmes
19 Social Affairs
24 Jazz Music
25 Country Music
26 National Music
27 Oldies Music
28 Folk Music
32kbps DAB HE-AAC v1 mono
32kbps DAB+ HE-AAC v2 stereo
40kbps DAB HE-AAC v1 mono
40kbps DAB+ HE-AAC v2 stereo
48kbps DAB HE-AAC v1 mono
48kbps DAB HE-AAC v2 stereo
64kbps DAB MP2 mono
80kbps DAB MP2 mono
96kbps DAB MP2 mono
128kbps DAB MP2 joint stereo
Dynamic Label Segment (128 characters incl. spaces)
The DLS is the scrolling description/information about your service that the listener will see. It can also include telephone number and social media info.
This is a description of your service - the music you play and the audience you service.
DSPS Licence Number
If you already have a DSPS licence then please the number here, otherwise leave blank.
DSPS Licence (PDF document)
Max file size: 20MB
Please upload the PDF version of the DSPS licence that you received from OFCOM
What playout system do you use for your service? (RCS, Myriad, Playout One, etc)
Who is the best person to contact if there is a technical issue with your audio?
Broadband Uplink Speed (Mbps)
What is your upload speed? (if you're not sure check it by going to http://beta.speedtest.net)
URL for 'Now Playing' information
If available, the 'Now Playing' information can be displayed on in place of the default DLS
Thank you for completing the service registration. The details will now be submitted to Ofcom to request their approval to add your service to the Manchester multiplex. Once we have a response from Ofcom we will be back in touch to confirm the launch date.
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