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WorldDMB infographic tracks growth or digital radio in-car
WorldDMB News - 05.03.2015 - Australia - Australia - France - France - Norway - Norway - Germany - Germany - Italy - Italy - Switzerland - Switzerland - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The latest research by WorldDMB has revealed the growth of DAB digital radio adoption internationally and shows the commitment by the automotive and broadcasting industries to provide better in-car listening.
From Telematics News:

Sound Digital publishes it's commitment to expanding national radio choice
05.03.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Sound Digital Ltd has taken the opportunity of follow-up comments to confirm its commitment to providing a second national DAB multiplex in a six page document published today.
From Sound Digital:

Tweaked Hyundai i40 launched with DAB digital radio
05.03.2015 - Australia - Australia
The Korean car maker has also updated and improved the 7-inch infotainment system that’s said to have better functionality plus a new DAB radio. The standard system has also been improved and there’s now a TFT LCD dashboard display.
From motoring.com.au:

BBC Radio 2 Country launches on digital radio
WorldDMB Members News - 05.03.2015 - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Today sees the launch of digital pop up station Radio 2 Country, broadcasting for the next four days as the UK gears up for Country music festival C2C: Country to Country from London's O2.
From RadioWise UK:

New ways to connect and interact via digital radio
WorldDMB Members News - 05.03.2015 - Commercial Radio Australia - Malaysia - Malaysia
Radio needs to give tech savvy consumers in Asia new ways to connect and interact. Digital Radio can help broadcasters achieve that, according to the Asia PacifIc Chair of WorldDMB and Commercial Radio Australia CEO Joan Warner.
From Asia Radio Today:

Ed Vaizey MP to visit Panjab Radio studios
04.03.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Ed Vaizey, the Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy is visiting the headquarters of Panjab Radio this Friday 6th March 2015. As well as taking a look around the station's facilities the Minister has agreed to be interviewed by Panjab Radio Founder, Surjit Singh Ghuman MBE, about the work he has been doing on digital radio.
From BizAsia:

WorldDMB tracks drivers of growth of in-car digital radio
WorldDMB News - 04.03.2015 - Commercial Radio Australia - Australia - Australia
On the release of the infographic, Patrick Hannon, President of WorldDMB said "Our aim with this research is to demonstrate clearly that DAB digital radio is the platform of the future in Europe. With the first countries moving to Digital Switchover, and motorists driving between these markets, it is becoming increasingly important for car manufacturers to include digital radio as standard."
From Radioinfo :

Staying in analog radio is a dead end: Digital Broadcasting Summit KL
WorldDMB News - 03.03.2015 - Malaysia - Malaysia
Transmission expert Les Sabel told broadcast managers and engineers that staying in analog transmission is a “dead end.” Sabel, a technical consultant for World DMB, was speaking at a workshop on Digital Radio in the lead up to the official opening of the Digital Broadcasting Summit, in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow.
From Asia Radio Today:

DR P4 can now be heard on DAB+
03.03.2015 - Denmark - Denmark
P4 is already Denmark's most listened to radio channel, but the channel could only be heard on FM and on the internet. From today, you can now listen on DAB+.
From Digitalradio.dk:

WorldDMB tracks growth of in-car digital radio
WorldDMB News - 03.03.2015 - Australia - Australia - Denmark - Denmark - Germany - Germany - Italy - Italy - United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Norway - Norway - Netherlands - Netherlands - Switzerland - Switzerland - France - France
WorldDMB today releases its latest research on digital radio in cars. The aim of the research is to highlight the growth of DAB digital radio adoption and show the commitment by the automotive and broadcasting industries to provide better in-car listening. The WorldDMB DAB/DAB+ digital radio automotive infographic covers progress in Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and the UK.
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