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Digital radio test licenses "observed closely": Minister
02.06.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
Government is observing the test licences given to broadcasters to see if they will broadcast using Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) or Digital Radio Mundial (DRM), says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.
From MyBroadband:

Vintage-style Roberts Revival Mini DAB/FM digital radio returns in three limited ...
02.06.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
We loved the original, but if the colours of that were a little muted, check out the new limited edition shades of the Roberts Revival Mini DAB/FM digital radio.
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DAB radio changes in Yorkshire as MXR closes
WorldDMB Members News - 02.06.2015 - Global Radio - Arqiva - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The closure of the final MXR regional digital radio multiplex is happening this month, with some services ceasing in the area and others moving to local multiplexes.
From Radio Today:

Pinell II + now with Spotify Connect support
02.06.2015 - Norway - Norway
The radio lets you listen to your favourite radio stations from around the world. Apart from Internet radio you can also listen to FM and DAB and connect external audio sources such as iPods and other MP3 players.
From radiobutikken:

SCA targets under sixes on digital
02.06.2015 - Australia - Australia
A new station called Kinderling for babies and kids up to six has been launched on one of Southern Cross Austereo’s DAB+ channels.
From radioinfo:

'G-rated radio station' is family-friendly
02.06.2015 - Australia - Australia
Southern Cross Austereo has launched the digital station Kinder­ling, the brainchild of former general manager of FBi Radio, Evan Kaldor.
From The Australian:

English broadcaster to launch on Belgium DAB+
01.06.2015 - Belgium - Belgium
Radio X, the English-speaking commercial radio station for Belgium, based in Brussels, has announced it will start broadcasting on DAB+ digital radio from this summer - eventually reaching around 8 million homes.
From mediainfo:

Digital Radio changes announced for Yorkshire
01.06.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
From the 19th June 2015, Capital, Heart and Smooth will become available on local DAB on the South Yorkshire and Leeds multiplexes.
From a516digital:

Say and play what you like on booming digital radio stations
31.05.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Digital listening is being fuelled by the decision to fit new cars with DAB sets, alongside the advance of 4G coverage and ever-available Wi-Fi.
From The Independent:

View Quest launch sleek accessories for summer
WorldDMB Members News - 29.05.2015 - View Quest - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
View Quest (VQ), the British audio brand known for its fusion of sound and style, today announces the availability of a new bundle of accessories to transform the popular Christie into the most sophisticated portable radio and speaker.
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