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Potential Clients

(Updated: 3/02/14)
Information for potentional service providers:

NOW Digital has opportunities for service providers on most of our local multiplexes. We also bid for new local DAB multiplexes advertised by Ofcom. If you are interested in providing a service on an existing or future multiplex then please complete and return the Service Provider Application form, which can be downloaded from this page.

Sound quality options:
Bandwidth which is available to be contracted is subject to the current Ofcom licensing regime. Subject to available capacity we can usually offer the choice of either mono or stereo broadcasts.

Price:
The cost is made up of several components.

  • Capacity Fee: This is the basic fee for capacity.  Please note an Advance Payment of up to one years fees is part of our normal contract.
  • Telecoms Contribution: The cost of providing a link from the studio to the multiplex centre.
  • Installation fee: The cost of installing equipment at the service provider's studio that is required to enable it to broadcast on a DAB multiplex.
  • Marketing: We expect service providers to undertake activities with us to promote DAB digital radio.
  • SERVICE PROVIDER APPLICATION PACK (WORD DOCUMENT)

    HOW TO APPLY: DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM HERE

    Information about application process:

    1. All applicants must complete the attached questionnaire.

    2. Only valid and completed application form will be assessed. Further information may be sought to assist in the evaluation of applications.

    3. Applications which NOW Digital wishes to enter a contract with, will be contacted as to this fact and will be sent a draft contract.

    4. Before entering into any contract, NOW Digital will wish to seek confirmation of the following:

    a. Sight of a valid DSPS licence
    b. Confirmation of the applicant’s ability to pay the fees detailed in the contract. This would involve confirmation from a bank or financial adviser, and sight of a business plan.

    5. Please note that we do not disclose our ratecard without having had sight of a completed Service Provider Application form.

    Completed applications should be posted to:

    Glyn Jones
    NOW Digital (c/o Arqiva)
    4th Floor UK House
    2 Great Titchfield Street
    London
    W1W 8BB


     

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