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Global stations now seamlessly linked on digital radio and FM across the UK
02.09.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
A pioneering new technology developed by Global, the media & entertainment group, will now allow drivers radios to automatically switch between different local radio stations that are part of the same network as they travel around the country.
From Global Radio:

A very "DAB" Europe and elsewhere
02.09.2015 - France - France
DAB technology seems to appeal more and more countries in Europe and elsewhere. This summer has also been marked by numerous decisions to encourage the development of this technology. While some countries are still in the testing phase, others definitely seem to have integrated DAB.
From La Lettre.Pro Radio :

Global stations now seamlessly linked on digital radio and FM across the UK
WorldDAB Members News - 02.09.2015 - Global Radio - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Technology by Global, the media & entertainment group, will now allow drivers radios to automatically switch between different local radio stations that are part of the same network as they travel around the country.
From Global :

Colour screen solution enhances new Frontier DAB technology
WorldDAB Members News - 02.09.2015 - Frontier Silicon Ltd. - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Frontier Silicon announces that its recently launched Verona 2 module now supports colour screen displays for DAB / DAB+ digital radios. The Verona 2 module, based on the company’s Kino 4 system-on-chip, has received a firmware upgrade which allows manufacturers to add colour screen capability to audio devices – using a single, integrated technology solution.
From Frontier Silicon:

Gaydio expands DAB coverage across UK
02.09.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
LGB&T radio station Gaydio is adding three new UK cities to its list of terrestrial broadcast areas this month. Gaydio is joining a number of small-scale DAB licence trials to boost its coverage areas, including the one launched this week in Manchester.
From Radio Today:

Canberra and Darwin DAB+ trials extended
01.09.2015 - Australia - Australia
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) had given the thumbs up to extending the DAB+ digital radio trial licences in Canberra and Darwin. Commercial Radio Australia chief executive officer Joan Warner said: “The commercial radio industry is buoyed by the support from ACMA on the extension of the Darwin and Canberra trials, and the Communications Department for the announcement of the Digital Radio Planning Committee for Regional Australia. We’re working with our industry colleagues on the planning for the first committee meeting.”
From Radio Today (Australia):

Klassik Radio withdraws from analogue radio
01.09.2015 - Germany - Germany
"For such a strong and well-established music brand as Klassik Radio, digitisation offers an outstanding corporate opportunity" says Ulrich Kubak, CEO of Klassik Radio AG, on the development of web-based streaming services and the nationwide broadcast on DAB+.
From digital fernsehen:

ACMA extends digital radio trials
01.09.2015 - Australia - Australia
The Australian Communications and Media Authority is extending the current digital radio trials in Canberra and Darwin until 30 June 2016. The trials are being conducted by Commercial Radio Australia and use DAB+ digital radio technology. Participants in the Canberra trial include The ABC and SBS with hopes that community services will join the trial soon.
From radioinfo Australia:

NPO Radio 5 and Radio Maria cease broadcasting on medium wave
01.09.2015 - Netherlands - Netherlands
The National Public Broadcaster (NPO) has switched off NPO Radio 5 and Radio Maria from medium wave. These channels will broadcast digitally with NPO currently working to expand DAB+ network on channel 12C further with additional support channels.
From MediaMagazine.nl:

Regional Commercial radio stations start using DAB+
01.09.2015 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Regional commercial radio in the Netherlands have begun to broadcast via DAB+ alongside existing analog services.
From MediaMagazine.nl:

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