Ofcom Update: Changes to Secklow Sounds’ key commitments

Ofcom has decided to approve the Key Commitments changes requested by Secklow Sounds. These are as follows:

  • A reduction in Secklow Sounds’ original output requirement from “a minimum of 100 hours per week” to 40 hours per week, with the remainder of airtime to be filled with repeated programmes and themed playlists.
  • A change to Secklow Sounds’ music output requirements from “mainstream popular genres from the 1930s to the present and specialist music […]” to “mainstream music from the 1960s onwards”.
  • A change to Secklow Sounds’ speech output requirements by including a reference to national news in addition to the existing reference to local news.

The full statement from Ofcom is available here.