Licensing Update: Music-driven (Alternative Rock) Sound Broadcasting Service

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) has today, 30th March, confirmed that no applications have been received for the music-driven (alternative rock) sound broadcasting service for Dublin City & County which was advertised on 21st December 2015.  The Contract Awards Committee had initiated a competitive licensing process, having received two expressions of interest in the provision of the service on 1st December 2015.

The contract for this service is currently held by Dublin Rock Radio Limited, broadcasting as TXFM.  This contract is scheduled to expire on 26th October 2016.

The BAI’s Contract Awards Committee will consider the matter at its April meeting and a further update will be provided in due course.