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15 new DAB+ stations in Switzerland
16.04.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
15 new DAB+ stations now available in the Swiss French-speaking area of Switzerland.
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Can I use the car with DAB/DAB+ upgrade?
16.04.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
Roger Löhrer is head of mobility counseling at TCS - with 1.6 million members, the largest mobility organization in Switzerland. For the Blick.ch he clarifies questions about driving.
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1.52 million DAB+ receivers sold in Switzerland
16.04.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
In Switzerland, the rise of DAB+ is steady. In 2013 there were fewer than 365,000 DAB+ receivers sold, bringing the total to 1.52 million DAB+ radios are in circulation.
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Garmin Live Traffic over DAB+
16.04.2014 - Germany - Germany
Navigation manufacturer Garmin sends its storage service Live Traffic free of charge via DAB+ .
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Klassik Radio Signs On With EBU Smart Radio Initiative
16.04.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
The European Broadcasting Union says its Smart Radio Initiative is gaining momentum as German broadcaster Klassik Radio AG has backed the campaign to integrate analog and digital broadcast chips in all mobile devices.
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Ferrari future proof its used fleet
16.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
We still don't know exactly when analogue signals will be switched off. One thing is for sure: it's definitely going to happen, and suddenly, the vast majority of cars will have completely redundant radios. You're going to need a DAB receiver if you want to carry on listening to Chris Evans on the morning commute.
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Europe's digital future
15.04.2014 - Poland - Poland
Participants in the 6th Poznan Media Expo had no doubts as to the necessity and inevitability of completing the digitalization process of European broadcasting media.
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DAB+ could be introduced on Digital 2 multiplex
14.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
DAB+ in the UK becomes more likely as Ofcom consults over Code changes. Ofcom is consulting over a revised Digital Radio Technical Code, which could pave the way for DAB+ to be implemented in the UK. The proposed new Digital 2 multiplex could contain a mix of original DAB and DAB+ services.
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Over 45% of new cars with DAB
14.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Following the news last week that new vehicle sales in March were the highest for a decade, new figures have been released from CAP and the SMMT which show that in Q1 2014, 45.2% of new cars came with DAB digital radio as standard, up from 42.8% in Q4 2013.
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45 Percent of UK New Cars Come with DAB as Standard Equipment
14.04.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
New car sales throughout the U.K. in March were the highest in 10 years, and information released by CAP and the SMMT show that in the first quarter of this year that 45.2 percent of new vehicles came with DAB radios as standard equipment.
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