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20th WorldDMB General Assembly Goes to Rome
WorldDMB News - 22.08.2014
Nominations are open for the WorldDMB Award for Outstanding Service, which is presented annually to an individual known for efforts in the promotion and rollout of DAB in memory of Per Erik Selemark. Glyn Jones of Arqiva was the winner in 2013.
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Pure unveil Evoke D2 and D4 Mio digital radios
WorldDMB Members News - 21.08.2014 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Pure has announced the launch of its new Evoke D2 and D4 Mio range of digital radios, and we're looking for that reputation for superb products to continue with these two models.
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Report says DAB+ requires FM shutdown to succeed
21.08.2014 - Switzerland - Switzerland
“Without the success of DAB there will be no FM shutdown; conversely, without a definite FM shutdown date, there can be no success for DAB.” That is the basic conclusion of a new report on DAB and FM in Switzerland.
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IBC Everywhere in Amsterdam
WorldDMB News - 20.08.2014 - Frontier Silicon Ltd. - Netherlands - Netherlands
IBC2014 events of special interest for radio broadcasters include the WorldDMB “Industry Insight Session” entitled “A secure future for in-car digital broadcast radio — How to keep your content prominent and relevant in the digital dashboard.” The session will be held on Monday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
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Local radio industry create new trade association to facilitate digital radio transition
WorldDMB Members News - 20.08.2014 - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
A new association has been created to help local radio in the transition phase from FM to digital radio .
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Pure announce new Evoke Mio digital DAB radios
WorldDMB Members News - 20.08.2014 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Today, Pure announced its Evoke D2 and D4 Mio range of digital radios. As with all of Pure's current range of digital radios, both models are Digital Tick approved, meaning they are ready for a Digital Radio switchover, ensuring they are future proofed.
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DAB car radio adaptor reviews & group test
19.08.2014 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Which set-up is best for converting your car radio to work with digital broadcasts? By converting to a DAB car radio, you're covered for future developments in radio technology as the Government plans, but continues to delay, an analogue turn-off. Plus, switch now and you can benefit from a wealth of extra stations, as well as superior sound quality.
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Is DAB+ without FM a possibility in Germany?
18.08.2014 - Germany - Germany
To help DAB+ breakthrough, there should be a deadline for switch off of analogue FM radio. This is the result of a recent market study. By setting an appropriate deadline DAB-Plus receiver would probably find millions of dissemination within the shortest possible time.
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DAB+ Progressing in Germany, Bauer Says
18.08.2014 - Germany - Germany
German website recently interviewed Gerd Bauer, director of the State Media Authority Saarland. Bauer was asked various questions about the DAB+ standard’s progress, and he expressed confidence that things were moving in a positive direction. Currently, 75% of the German population has been reached by the existing multiplexes, and 90 transmitter stations are planned to be in use by 2016.
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I Telemark establishes Norway's fifth local DAB network
WorldDMB Members News - 15.08.2014 - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
I Telemark has established the nation's fifth local DAB network. Frode Stian Andersen believes DAB is important for local radio, because it will allow a wider audience and fewer financial constraints than current niche license for FM have.
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