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Communications Act 2003

Section 260: Digital sound services for inclusion in non-radio multiplexes

566.This section amends the definition of national digital sound programme services in section 60 of the Broadcasting Act 1996. Such services may now be carried by a national radio multiplex service, a television multiplex service, or even a general multiplex service.

567.Subsection (2) amends the definition of digital additional sound services, in section 63 of the same Act, to encompass such services whether provided by means of a radio multiplex service or a general multiplex service.

568.Subsection (4) amends section 72 of that Act to define a general multiplex service by reference to Part 3 of this Act. A general multiplex service is a multiplex service that is neither a television multiplex service nor a radio multiplex service: see section 362 of this Act.

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