Xfm co-founder to launch NME Radio

The station, a partnership between IPC and Jacob's company DX Media, will go live in 2008 with a tentative launch date of between June and August. It will initially be available digitally and via a micro-site on NME.com, with a later analogue launch currently mooted as "a possibility".

Jacob, who launched Xfm 15 years ago before quitting the company after it was bought by Capital Radio, will be the station's managing director and programme director.

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