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Invitation to presentation of DAB+ field test study - 'How well the digital radio network is really' at IFA 2014
27.08.2014 - Germany - Germany
A presentation of the study into DAB+ and the German network will be presented during IFA on Monday September 8th. The study will be presented by Radio Deutschland Director Doctor Willi Steul, editor of Connect Magazine, Dirk Waasen and Uwe Ludwig, Sales Radio. See press release (German) for full details.
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Sumatronic launches compliant DAB repeater
26.08.2014
Sumatronic has launched the first Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) repeater to comply with regulations set out by Swiss telecoms watchdog Bakom. The software engineering company is aiming the product chiefly at retailers with poor DAB radio reception because their premises have metal shutters, or are in a basement or large complex. The equipment includes a roof mast and reception antenna in the shop.
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Silicon Labs Rocks Car Radio Market with Highest Performance Global Receiver ...
26.08.2014 - United States - United States
Silicon Labs (SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, introduced the industry's most advanced automotive tuner IC family designed to deliver best-in-class AM/FM and HD Radio/DAB/DMB digital radio performance.
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Sentech to run pilot of digital radio
26.08.2014 - South Africa - South Africa
THE state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech will test digital radio technologies from October, a move that will open the airwaves to more radio stations and improved audio quality.
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Polish Radio announces further digitisation plans
25.08.2014 - Poland - Poland
Digital radio in Poland will increase coverage and launch new radio stations. The Polish Radio's switch to digital broadcasting is planned in another six cities in October. As a result, digital radio should be available to 30 percent of Poles by the end of the year.
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20th WorldDMB General Assembly Goes to Rome
WorldDMB News - 22.08.2014
Nominations are open for the WorldDMB Award for Outstanding Service, which is presented annually to an individual known for efforts in the promotion and rollout of DAB in memory of Per Erik Selemark. Glyn Jones of Arqiva was the winner in 2013.
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Pure unveil Evoke D2 and D4 Mio digital radios
WorldDMB Members News - 21.08.2014 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Pure has announced the launch of its new Evoke D2 and D4 Mio range of digital radios, and we're looking for that reputation for superb products to continue with these two models.
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Report says DAB+ requires FM shutdown to succeed
21.08.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
“Without the success of DAB there will be no FM shutdown; conversely, without a definite FM shutdown date, there can be no success for DAB.” That is the basic conclusion of a new report on DAB and FM in Switzerland.
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IBC Everywhere in Amsterdam
WorldDMB News - 20.08.2014 - Frontier Silicon Ltd. - Netherlands - Netherlands
IBC2014 events of special interest for radio broadcasters include the WorldDMB “Industry Insight Session” entitled “A secure future for in-car digital broadcast radio — How to keep your content prominent and relevant in the digital dashboard.” The session will be held on Monday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
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Local radio industry create new trade association to facilitate digital radio transition
WorldDMB Members News - 20.08.2014 - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
A new association has been created to help local radio in the transition phase from FM to digital radio .
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