Shefcast Digital completes network installation

Shefcast Digital, the digital audio broadcasting (DAB) operator for Sheffield and Rotherham, has completed its broadcasting network installation with the addition, at Boston Park, Rotherham, of the second of two transmitter sites.

The Boston Park site extends coverage to the majority of the target population and enhances reception quality across the core coverage area. The network has an estimated coverage of 569,000 adults 15+ for in home reception and 769,000 including in-vehicle and outdoor listening.

Shefcast Digital is carrying six digital radio services during its test phase of operation and will add further services in the coming days as it gears up for full launch. The platform will have capacity to carry 25 to 30 new digital radio services, greatly increasing the range and diversity of digital radio listening available to audiences in Sheffield and Rotherham.

Anyone interested in getting involved is invited to connect with Shefcast Digital via or by writing to