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Tromsø bilstereo offers affordable DAB+ for your car
22.08.2017 - Norway - Norway
CEO Øyvind Hansen of Tromsø Bilstereo AS has spent a lot of time working on installing DAB in customer cars. He thinks DAB is better than its reputation, but it's up to the listeners' wallet on how well it will work. "To get DAB in the car, you do not necessarily need to spend a lot of money. We want to deliver solutions that are most integrated into the car," he says.
From Nordlys:

2017 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI to sell from $48990+ORC
22.08.2017 - Australia - Australia
All Model Year 2018 KODIAQ variants, which includes the 132TSI and new 140TDI models, also receive a number of tech upgrades, including a 9.2-inch digital display with innovative gesture control and DAB+.
From Practical Motoring:

Corbyn backs digitisation of local radio
22.08.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
He was asked whether he supported new legislation that would allow local stations to apply for digital radio licences. Mr Corbyn said: “Yes I would, because digital licensing is crucial. There has to be this wide variety of radio stations on offer. And at their best, local radio stations do help to provide that sense of local identity and local community – and that we have to do.”
From Radio Today:

The benefits of DAB for local broadcasting
21.08.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The BBC has announced it is to shut down the AM frequencies of its local services... Yes, a small number of people will have to retune or invest in a bright new DAB radio...However, the beauty of DAB is that extra transmitters on the same frequency can boost signals where they are really needed.
From David Lloyds radio moments:

Skoda Kodiaq diesel confirmed
21.08.2017 - Australia - Australia
The Czech brand has confirmed that it will be offering its previously mentioned diesel-powered Koidaq 140TDI in Australia, which will be priced from $48,990 before on-road costs. The 140TDI gets a new 9.2-inch touchscreen with DAB digital radio.
From Drive:

2018 Skoda Kodiaq 140TDI flagship model added
21.08.2017 - Australia - Australia
The petrol and diesel models in the 2018 Kodiaq range will see some tech enhancements as part of the new model-year range, including the standard fitment of the previously-optional 9.2-inch media system with satellite navigation, DAB+ digital radio and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring.
From CarAdvice:

Richter DAB+ WAKE Digital Alarm Clock Radio
WorldDAB Members News - 21.08.2017 - Frontier Silicon Ltd. - Australia - Australia
Richter is a well-known loudspeaker brand in Australia, and it's moved into the Australian DAB+ market with a couple of new receivers. Using the Frontier Silicon Verona 2 module, the radio behaves as you'd expect.
From media.info:

TechKnow: digital radios
21.08.2017 - Australia - Australia
Digital radio has in some ways been superseded by streaming options, including internet radio, but zero data costs and bandwidth concerns remain distinct advantages.
From The Sydney Morning Herald:

Strong growth in sales of digital radio receivers in Europe
21.08.2017 - Spain - Spain - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The first half of 2017 has experienced rapid growth in sales of DAB + receivers throughout Europe, driven by Norway's transition from FM to this new digital terrestrial radio technology and the development of digital radio markets across the continent .
From Gorka Zumenta:

One month until FM is switched off in Eastern Norway
20.08.2017 - Norway - Norway
Today it is one month until NRK stops sending on FM in Oslo, Akershus, Østfold and Vestfold. "FM broadcasts from NRK will expire on September 20." says Ole Jørgen Torvmark, general manager of Digital Radio Norway, representing national radio.
From Digital Radio Norway:

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