Media world: Digital radio issues that must be faced

So it looks like RTE will be ploughing a lonely furrow when it kicks off its digital radio service for real next month.

8th November, 2008

So it looks like RTE will be ploughing a lonely furrow when it kicks off its digital radio service for real next month.

It’s a deeply disappointing development for enthusiasts of digital radio. With just 44 per cent coverage in urban areas, it’s hardly a nationwide service. And the digital sports and news services – some of the more compelling formats that RTE had developed for trial – have been ditched for now....

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