Ofcom allows City a bit less Talk

Bauer appealed to the regulator to allow the format change in March on the grounds that including music would allow it to attract significant additional audience reach, something that is of pivotal importance during an economic downturn.

Ofcom announced today that it would allow City Talk 105.9 to change from a 24-hour speech service into a speech plus pop station.

Under its new format, City Talk will provide 100% speech at the peak times of breakfast and afternoon drive, focusing ...

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