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Over 50 million DAB receivers now sold worldwide
28.03.2017
WorldDAB has published the latest version of its infographic, featuring DAB receiver sales, coverage and household penetration for markets in Europe and Asia Pacific up to the end of 2016. Over 53 million receivers (including automotive line-fit) have been sold worldwide.

Digital Radio Growth Continues in Australia
28.03.2017 - Australia - Australia
In-car listening remains one of the most popular ways for Australians to listen to radio and the growing audiences on the road are expected to contribute to the significant growth of DAB+ over the next five years.
From Radio magazine:

Australia's top station in DAB+ ratings
28.03.2017 - Australia - Australia
Last week's first DAB+ ratings for 2017 show that Double J is Australia's most-listened to digital-only radio station - available on mobile devices, DAB+ digital radio, digital TV and online - with a weekly reach of 200,000 across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
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What's the point of a radio conference?
26.03.2017 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Having attended Radiodays Europe last week, James Cridland sums up his experience. "It’s easy to think that, with the internet, we have access to all the inspiration we need. But inspiration doesn’t come from blog posts or articles. It comes from people. Which is why, perhaps just once or twice a year, a radio conference is a good thing to experience", he comments.
From Radioinfo:

Sonoro introduces range-topping sonoroHiFi
24.03.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Sonoro has just released its range-topping sonoroHiFi system in the UK. The all-purpose all-in-one system has FM, DAB and DAB+ tuners, CD player and wireless streaming via aptX Bluetooth.
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Geneva launches portable radios and updates range
24.03.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Geneva has launched the Touring S: a portable, FM/DAB+ radio with Bluetooth connectivity. It has also relaunched its ‘Classic’ series with a complete technical upgrade. Headline features include DAB/DAB+/FM radio, Bluetooth wireless streaming and touch controls.
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Geneva Lab Touring S range
24.03.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Swiss audio brand Geneva Lab has unveiled a new range of portable radios. All Touring S radios have FM and DAB+ tuners, with built-in Bluetooth for wireless connectivity to mobile devices.
From Pocket-lint.com:

Thailand to launch digital radio in 2018
WorldDAB Members News - 24.03.2017 - National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand - Thailand - Thailand
Thailand's National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) plans to launch digital radio in 2018 and states that guidelines should be finalised before the start of a nationwide trial.
From Asia Radio Today:

sonoroHIFI and sonoroSTEREO 2
23.03.2017 - Germany - Germany
The new sonoroHiFi and sonoroSTEREO 2, both with FM, DAB and DAB+ tuners, CD player and wireless streaming via Bluetooth, convince on sound and optics.
From audio test:

T+A MP 3100 HV SACD player with DAB+
23.03.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
T+A's latest SACD player, the MP 3100 HV, is bursting with modern tech, including DAB+ and streaming from services such as Tidal and Qobuz.
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