Boston, 08/06/23 – ELBC is thrilled to announce that the Office of Communications (Ofcom) has awarded the SSDAB Multiplex licence for Boston, Spalding, and Skegness to East Lincolnshire Broadcasting CIC (ELBC).
With this exciting development, listeners throughout the region will soon have access to an array of brand new commercial, community, and pop-up digital radio stations tailored to their specific tastes. The granting of this licence presents an opportunity for businesses to engage with new target markets through affordable advertising, while also creating substantial prospects within the education sector and for the youth of East Lincolnshire.
Dylan Taylor, Director of ELBC, expressed his enthusiasm about the news, stating, "This is truly remarkable for an area that has often been overlooked. We are eagerly anticipating the launch of our new digital radio stations, as they will offer a genuine variety of choices for listeners across East Lincolnshire. Moreover, this presents enormous opportunities for young individuals to get involved."
The team at ELBC, including Tristan Cullen, Kevin Lockyer, and Mick Taylor, acknowledges that the hard work has only just begun. They are committed to diligently fulfilling all necessary requirements and striving to meet the highest standards as they embark on the journey towards a successful launch.
Details regarding the official launch date will be announced in due course and updates can be found on the ELBC official channels.
East Lincolnshire Broadcasting CIC (ELBC) is a Community Interest Company that has been set up specifically to operate the SSDAB Multiplex for Boston, Spalding and Skegness consisting of shareholders Endeavour Radio Ltd, operating as ‘107 Endeavour FM’, the local radio station for Boston serving the community 24/7 daily on FM since 2016 and KML Consulting Ltd working in partnership with Taylor ITEX CIC.