Give the gift of digital radio this Christmas!

T’was the night before Christmas…and all through the house

Not a creature was stirring… not even a mouse

But this silent night… would soon cease to be…

For a world of radio… lay under the tree…

DAB radios, smart speakers and voice-controlled speakers, this Christmas there are so many ways to give the gift of digital radio.


There are lots of ways to give the gift of digital radio this Christmas!


A DAB digital radio

With over 90% of the country now able to receive DAB digital radio and over 40 national stations to choose from in most of the country, this Christmas give the gift of digital radio.

DAB digital radios make perfect gifts and there are so many to choose from, to suit every taste and room in your home – such as a portable, kitchen, bedside or clock radios or integrated into a home audio system or hi-fi.

DAB digital radios tune at the touch of a button, display station and track information and lots have additional features such as Bluetooth, and you’ll find a range of prices to suit all budgets.

If you’re buying a digital radio as a gift, look for the Digital Radio Tick Mark. It means the product has been tested and approved and is future ready. You’ll find the digital tick on a wide range of products from leading manufacturers including Pure, Ruark, VQ, Sony, Philips and Panasonic.


Connected, smart and voice-controlled speakers

Who wouldn’t want to find a lovely new smart speaker under their tree?

Connected and voice-controlled speakers, such as Sonos, Amazon Echo and Google Home, make fantastic presents and give access to a world of radio stations. As well as all their favourite stations, there are hundreds of stations, right there, for your lucky loved-one to discover.

They’ll find everything they need to know how to listen to their favourite radio station in their device’s control App. 


Smartphone and tablet

If a new smartphone or tablet is top of your loved-ones Christmas list then make sure they download their favourite station App, Radioplayer or BBC iPlayer Radio App to take their favourite stations with them wherever they go.

They can listen through headphones, or if they have a connected or smart speaker, they can connect with Bluetooth to listen out loud too. 


In their car

How about giving your loved-one the joy of digital radio in their car? Then they can take all the stations they enjoy at home with them when they're on the road.

There are lots of digital radios and adapters available, including for under £100, plus fitting, which can be easily and neatly fitted to the dashboard and connects via the car's existing radio.  Find out more here.

Some radios will require professional installation and there are registered tick mark installers at Halfords and independent retailers.

Find your nearest registered digital radio installer here.