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RAJE on DAB+ in Nantes andSaint-Nazaire
22.04.2014 - France - France
Since April 16, RAJE has joined 12 other radio station being broadcast on DAB+ in Nantes and Saint-Nazaire.
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Revised timetable for switch from DAB to DAB+ in Denmark
22.04.2014 - Denmark - Denmark
Denmark initially planned the switch from DAB to DAB+ to commence later this year.However a new timetable from the Danish government has pushed back this switch to take place between 2016 and 2018
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New digital radio station Eklipse Sports Radio announces schedule
22.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Scotland’s soon-to-launch digital station Eklipse Sports Radio has announced its launch line-up of daytime sport and music presenters.
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OFCOM Paving the Way for DAB+ in the UK
22.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The U.K. communications regulator, OFCOM, is considering changes in the Digital Radio Technical Code, which would likely precipitate the introduction of the DAB+ standard. The proposed new Digital 2 multiplex could therefore contain a mix of original DAB and DAB+ services.
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Poland Convenes Digital Radio Conference
22.04.2014 - Poland - Poland
After the digitization of television, Krajowa Rada Radiofonii i Telewizji plans to tackle the radio market. Public-service broadcaster Polskie Radio began this transition in October 2013, broadcasting digitally in Warsaw and Silesia. The broadcaster plans to do so throughout the whole country by the end of 2020.
From Radio World: Read more... External Link

Second DAB+ Network Makes its Debut in Switzerland
22.04.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
As of today, a new DAB multiplex on channel 10B is carrying 15 separate audio channels across all of Switzerland. The tender for this second network was issued in 2007, and it took 7 years to bring it to fruition.
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Car makers are tuning into pluses that are DAB radio during sales
22.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Many people today listen to the radio in their vehicles more often than they do at home. Manufacturers know this and as a result there's an impressive selection of in-car DAB radio systems now available from leading market players.
From Tamworth Herald: Read more... External Link

Commercial Radio Australia's latest digital radio promotion
21.04.2014 - Australia - Australia
Commercial Radio Australia is partnering with digital radio manufacturer Pure and retailers Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Dick Smith this Mother's Day, offering two presents for the price of one and helping out those who don't “speak mother”.
From Radioinfo (subscription): Read more... External Link

UK Numbers Show 45 Percent of Vehicles Sold With DAB
21.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
In March, new vehicle sales reached their apex for the past decade in the U.K. — and 45.2 percent of those sold in Q1 2014 featured DAB in the dashboard.
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Review: Kogan DAB and Bluetooth Retro Digital Internet Radio a hit
21.04.2014 - Australia - Australia
If you’ve been looking for a digital radio but on a budget, you’ll be happy with the Kogan Bluetooth Retro Digital Internet Radio. It’s easy to use, offers plenty of connectivity options and delivers great sound quality.
From Australian Macworld: Read more... External Link

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