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WorldDAB gathers international news stories relating to all aspects of digital radio roll out. 

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Testing World First with new Euro-ready Digital Tick
22.07.2016
DTG Testing has become the first facility in the world to be ISO 17025 accredited for carrying out testing against the newly expanded Digital Radio Tick Mark specification....
From DTG:

1960s-style Bush leather DAB radio
22.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
We have featured some radios by this maker in the (distant) past, but nothing like the Bush leather DAB radio you see here. Harking back to the 1960s for inspiration, this is a DAB radio with a leather cladding, carry handle...
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A new era for Eon
21.07.2016 - Australia - Australia
EON Sports Radio has launched Australia’s first national 24-7 sports radio station. The station will be available on all DAB+ digital radios in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. John Wall, Director and Co-Founder of EON Sports Radio said "We're incredibly excited to broadcast to the 3.5 million Australians who listen to digital radio each week."
From Radioinfo:

BMW launch new M Series models
21.07.2016 - Australia - Australia
Car includes DAB radio, satellite navigation, surround view, head up display, and BMW ConnectedDrive.
From Behind the Wheel:

Pure launches colour screen digital radio for £49.99
WorldDAB Members News - 20.07.2016 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Elan E3 is a colourful compact digital radio, available in a choice of three contemporary colours. The colour screen means that listeners can enjoy their favourite radio station’s information and slideshow artwork in full colour. The new digital radio is available exclusively from Argos priced at £49.99.
From Pure:

BMW 1 Series pricing and specifications
20.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The car comes equipped with LED headlights, professional navigation and DAB+ digital radio.
From Car Advice:

Audi SQ7 is torque
20.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
This model comes with a 8.3-inch high resolution touchscreen, multi-media interface with sat nav, DAB digital radio and smartphone connectivity.
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WorldDAB Auto UX group sets direction
20.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Following the first meeting of the WorldDAB Auto UX Group in June, the organisation has laid out its initial areas of focus. Over the next month, the group will focus on defining UX terminology and minimum user experience requirements.
From Radio World:

Vintage-style Kitsound Jive DAB radio returns in a retro floral finish
20.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Kitsound Jive DABradio is available in a floral finish. It features DAB reception, dual alarm with sleep and snooze options, carry handle plus battery or mains power.
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Westerschelde Tunnel to receive DAB+ reception
20.07.2016 - Netherlands - Netherlands
The Westerschelde Tunnel with a length of 6.6 kilometers, is the longest tunnel in the Netherlands for road transport. Koning & Hartman has been commissioned to provide DAB+ coverage in the tunnel.
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