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New DAB radio transmitter for Scunthorpe
28.10.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
A new transmitter covering 75,000 people in Scunthorpe has been turned on.Listeners in Scunthorpe can now receive 11 services on DAB digital radio – BBC Radio Humberside, Capital Yorkshire, Viking FM, Viking 2 and Viking 3, Smooth, Absolute Classic Rock, Absolute 90s, Gold, Kiss Fresh and Magic Soul
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Audi manager Holger Hees: switching from FM to DAB digital radio lowers emissions
28.10.2016 - Germany - Germany
According to Holger Hees, the switch from FM to DAB+ digital radio saves, weight in the vehicle, thereby reducing emissions.

Audi wants cars without FM radio
28.10.2016 - Germany - Germany
Audi manager Holger Hees has spoken out the Media Days Munich to forego in the car on the FM radio. "Radio in the car must be digitally" so Hees, DAB + and IP sees as ideal distribution channels. The main reason for this is the potential Co2 saving in the production of digital radio components.

BBC Radio Scotland pop-up station to showcase musical talent
WorldDAB Members News - 28.10.2016 - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The "very best" musical talent in Scotland will be celebrated on a new pop-up radio station, BBC Scotland has announced. BBC Radio Scotland Music Extra will run for eight days on digital radio in the run up to St Andrew's Day.
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RAJAR results: 5 key takeaways from the Q3 listening figures
27.10.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Listening via digital platforms continues to grow, now accounting for 45.5% of all radio listening, with BBC 6 Music setting yet another audience record of 2.342m and Kisstory now the top commercial radio digital-only station with 1.611m
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BBC Radio Scotland Music Extra to launch on DAB
WorldDAB Members News - 27.10.2016 - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
A new eight-day pop up radio service in Scotland will broadcast in November, in the run up to St Andrew’s Day. BBC Radio Scotland Music Extra will celebrate Scottish musical talent 24 hours a day from November 23 to 30, showcasing everything Scottish from rock and pop to country, traditional and jazz, while BBC Radio Scotland’s main programming continues as normal.
From Radio Today:

Digital listening boosted by record digital station performance
27.10.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Digital listening has grown to 45.5% share, a year-on -year growth of 9% (up from 41.9% in Q3 2015), boosted by record-breaking performances of digital-only stations, according to Rajar Q3 2016 data released today. Listening on DAB continues to grow and now accounts for 71% of all digital listening, with DAB ownership growing to 57% of all households - or 31 million people - a year on year growth of 7%.
From Digital Radio UK:

Rajar Q3 2016: Round-up
27.10.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
59% of the population now listen to digital radio each week, with 32 million of those tuning in via a digitally enabled receiver (DAB, DTV, online). The share of all radio listening via a digital platform stood at 45.5% in Q3 - comprised of DAB (32.3%), DTV (5.2%) and listening online or via an app (8%).
From MediaTel:

RAJAR Q3 2016: Digital radio continues to grow
27.10.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Digital listening has grown to 45.5% share, a year-on -year growth of 9%, with 6 Music continuing to attract extra listeners on DAB. Ford Ennals, CEO of Digital Radio UK, said: “Digital radio has created an even playing field for national stations and it’s great to see the record-breaking performances for the leading digital-only station BBC 6 Music and the new number one digital-only commercial station, Kisstory."
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All you need to know about DAB+ digital radio
26.10.2016 - Germany - Germany
DAB began broadcasting in Germany in 2011 and while the date for a digital switchover is being decided it is important that consumers are educated about the benefits of digital radio.
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