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DAB radio in the car retrofit: The cost digital radio
01.09.2014 - Germany - Germany
Those looking for a DAB car radio, you are spoiled for choice. Equal to order or upgrade? COMPUTER BILD clarifies what digital radio cost in the car and what radios are particularly popular.
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Bush DAB+ Digital Radio with AM & FM Tuner
WorldDMB Members News - 01.09.2014 - Commercial Radio Australia - Pure - Australia - Australia
DAB+ FM and AM Radio for all broadcast areas in Australia. Future proof for DAB+ broadcast.
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Folder Media puts Fun Kids radio on DAB+
01.09.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Folder Media has put its radio station Fun Kids on DAB+ in the North West but warns other broadcasters that whilst the costs might be lower, so will the audience. Folder Media aims to measure listener response to the service. Technical tests will also include observing whether there are implications of running DAB/DAB+ services alongside each other and if there are any reception differences between DAB and DAB+ services, particularly in marginal areas.
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WDR3 on DAB+ from September
WorldDMB Members News - 30.08.2014 - Westdeutscher Rundfunk - Germany - Germany
From September 2014 WDR 3 will be available in North Rhine-Westphalia in Digital Radio DAB+. All radio programs of the WDR, which are broadcast on VHF are now to receive on all digital distribution channels.
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14 new DAB + radio programs for Zurich Region
29.08.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
Since this weekend, 14 new stations will be available in and around Zurich on DAB+.
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Radio 10 launches second DAB+ station
29.08.2014 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Radio 10 has launched a new radio station available exclusively through DAB+. Radio 10 Gold will play the greatest hits from 60's and 70's and can be received on channel 11C DAB+ nationwide.
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Norway broadcasters propose a region by region digital radio roll-out
WorldDMB Members News - 28.08.2014 - Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
When the digital terrestrial television was introduced a few years ago, the old analogue network was shut down county by county as development progressed. Now broadcasters want a similar arrangement for the transition from FM to digital radio. The main reason for a county by county quenching is to ensure good access to DAB sets, especially the car charger and capacity of the installation of these. This could become a problem if the country were to be extinguished at once, says Ole Jørgen Peat Mark, general manager of the Digital radio Norway.
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Pure launches new DAB range of style radios
WorldDMB Members News - 28.08.2014 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Pure, today introduces the Pop family, a revolutionary style of digital radio ‘designed for the listener’. The Pop range is designed to reinvent radio and is based on insights from extensive research with radio listeners. Its key design elements are derived from a study into how people want to use and interact with their radios. The result is a trio of products, Pop Mini, Pop Midi and Pop Maxi, with instant access and ease of use at the forefront of its design, while delivering high quality audio.
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Commercial Radio Australia release 2014 Digital Radio Report
WorldDMB Members News - 28.08.2014 - Commercial Radio Australia - Australia - Australia
Commercial Radio Australia has released the 2014 Digital Radio Report which shows nearly 100,000 new vehicles have been sold with DAB+ digital radio. The commercial radio industry continues to drive awareness of digital radio in the five cities with the launch of an extensive outdoor billboard and bus side campaign, plus a series of three new Father’s Day radio ads playing on 42 metropolitan radio stations.
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Australia promotes DAB+ in Billboard promotion
WorldDMB Members News - 28.08.2014 - Commercial Radio Australia - Australia - Australia
A major outdoor advertising campaign is underway in Australia promoting the uptake of DAB+ digital radio. The commercial radio industry in the country is continuing to drive awareness of digital radio in five cities with DAB+ with the launch of an extensive outdoor billboard and bus side campaign, plus a series of three new Father’s Day radio ads playing on 42 radio stations. Banners promote “25 extra free to air stations and digital sound quality” to help add to the 2.8 million people, or 21.4% of people listening to DAB+ digital radio each week.
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