Read this: Is Podcasting the future of Local BBC Radio? - RadioToday
Summary: I'm a massive supporter of the Local BBC Radio network in the UK. I was Assistant Editor at what is now called BBC Radio London for two of the most enjoyable years of my career. I'm scratching the surface in terms of detail but a bold commitment to podcasting could mean Local BBC Radio reaching more local people than ever, including a younger audience, and carving out a distinctive and community-focused digital future. - radiotoday.co.ukradiotoday.co.ukIs Podcasting the future of Local BBC Ra…
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Up here in Scotland, there is no BBC local radio in the true sense, but have community opt out service areas from the regional BBC Radio Scotland network. Community opt out services per day have a modest duration time, ranging between 30 minutes in some areas to around two hours, especially in Orkney and Shetland.
Assuming 4G reception black spots will subsequently benefit from additional infill relay masts, especially in rural Scotland, podcasting these community services on BBC Sounds may be the future!
Who knows? The recent successful Orkney project of 5G Broadcast of BBC radio services, may supersede DAB radio multiplexes as a mainstream delivery platform by the end of this decade!
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