Radio static: Digital delay hurting Irish stations

Despite RTÉ’s efforts, DAB will continue to be on the periphery of Irish life until commercial stations start using it

19th December, 2017
Norway has switched off its analog radio network. Pic: Getty

I do not want to be a grinch six days before Christmas, but this needs to be said: the lack of investment in technology is hurting Irish radio.

Firstly, the vast majority of Irish radio apps are abysmal. I fear I might throw my phone out the window some morning after the app cuts off again for the seventh time. Listening has become such a frustrating experience that I have begun a search for a...

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