Ofcom have today awarded the DAB licence for Newport and Chepstow to Gwent Digital Broadcasting, which is a consortium made up of Like Media Group, UK DAB Networks, Gwent Broadcasting and Newport City Radio.

The Managing Director of Like Media Group, Ryan Davies has said: “Another fantastic win for Like Media Group and its partners.  The consortium has put together a really strong bid, providing a good mix of local and quasi-national radio services. Work will now begin to launch the multiplex as soon as possible.”

Gwent Digital Broadcasting currently plan to launch the multiplex in August 2023.