Statement: Spectrum Radio - Request to change Format
- Start: 13 July 2017
- Status: Statement published
- End: 10 August 2017
A request from the owner of Spectrum Radio Limited to change the Format of Spectrum Radio, a commercial radio service that broadcasts to Greater London on the AM (medium wave) band, has been approved by Ofcom.
The previous ‘Character of Service’ contained in Spectrum Radio’s Format (which forms part of its broadcast licence) was as follows:
A SPECIAL SPEECH, NEWS AND MUSIC STATION AIMED AT A MINIMUM OF SIX DIFFERENT, VARIED ETHNIC MINORITY COMMUNITIES IN LONDON, WHOSE FAMILY ORIGINS LIE OUTSIDE BRITAIN.
Following the approval of the requested changes, the ‘Character of Service’ will now be as follows:
A BROAD-BASED 24-HOUR SPEECH SERVICE FOR LONDONERS OF ALL BACKGROUNDS AND ORIGINS, FOCUSSING ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE, SPORT, ENTERTAINMENT, CURRENT AFFAIRS AND ESSENTIAL INFORMATION.
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