Belgium

Belgian broadcaster TOPradio preparing for a DAB+ future
26.07.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
Belgian Dutch-language broadcaster TOPradio has recently upgraded its on-air and production studios, seeing DAB+ as opening up new potential in terms of audience reach. “The FM dial in Flanders is saturated, with no future prospects, despite the upcoming 2017 FM radio licence review... our growth lies with DAB+ and our new studio configuration is ready to deal with it.”
From Radio World:

Flanders opts for DAB+
19.07.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
The Flemish government has approved plans for the future radio landscape in Flanders, the draft decree is explicit and sets out plans for switching to DAB+. The Flemish radio landscape will also change dramatically in the coming years. The national commercial radio stations have a digitization obligation if their licenses are renewed.
From Radiodigi:

Zen FM tests DAB+ in Flanders
18.07.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
Zen FM has started test broadcasts using Norkring's commercial network. Next year DAB+ in Flanders will be further extended as the national commercial stations Qmusic, Joe FM and Nostalgie plan to broadcast via DAB+.
From Radio.nl:

WorldDAB events in Brussels and Monaco
31.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium - Monaco - Monaco
The WorldDAB Automotive 2016 event took place on 11 May in Brussels and more than 150 people attended. The main message coming from the event was the need to accelerate the integration of DAB+ in vehicles. WorldDAB was also present at Medpi in Monaco, sharing a stand with Pure. This provided the opportunity to share key information with players in distribution and specialised press and discuss the continued deployment of digital radio through France.
From La Lettre Pro:

FM shutdown eyed within five years in Flanders
18.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
The Flanders region in Belgium is looking to do away with FM radio within the next five years, according to a report from De Standaard. Flemish Media Minister Sven Gatz has unveiled a plan that will see the region switch to DAB+ digital radio, which he anticipates will provide more room in the spectrum for additional channels.
From Radio World:

Belgium pledges 5.4 million for digital radio
17.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
The Walloon government will release 5.4 million euros to facilitate the implementation of Digital Terrestrial Radio in Belgium. According to the website of RTBF, a decision was taken by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and will be primarily funded by the Walloon Region.
From La Lettre Pro:

Flanders targets FM shutdown within 5 years
16.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
Flemish Media Minister Sven Gatz has unveiled a plan for switching to all-digital radio and shutting down FM channels within five years. The current radio licences will expire next year. New FM licences will be issued on the condition that stations commit to investing in the transition to DAB+.
From Telecompaper :

Gatz wants to abolish FM radio
13.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
Media Minister Sven Gatz today announced its future plans for the Flemish radio. He gives full support to the digital switchover to digital radio within five years.
From De Standaard:

Agreement on financing rollout DAB+ in Wallonia
13.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
The Walloon government has made 5.4 million Euro available for the rollout of digital terrestrial radio.
From Radio.NL:

Radios have until 2022 to prepare for DAB+
13.05.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
All Flemish rural radios will have to make the transition from analogue to digital. The intention is that in a few years all national radio stations will only be available digitally. When the analogue 'switch off' will happen, depends on the speed of which DAB+ is picked up, but it is planned for 2022-2023.
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