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More than a quarter of radio listening is via DAB+
27.08.2015 - Switzerland - Switzerland
The Digital Migration (DigiMig) working group presented a new research project on digital radio listening today at the Swiss Radio Day. Research found that digital radio listening is increasing with more than a quarter of radio listening at home and at work via DAB+.
From Digital Migration Working Group:

IBC Sneak Peek: GatesAir Displays DAB Radio Solution
WorldDAB Members News - 27.08.2015 - GatesAir - Netherlands Antilles - Netherlands Antilles - United States - United States
GatesAir is demonstrating its enhanced DAB radio solution for broadcasters transitioning from FM to national digital radio systems, which the company says, adds a new layer of redundancy across expansive DAB transmitter networks.
From Radio World:

French CSA due to publish DAB+ consultation results
25.08.2015 - France - France
Mathieu Quétel asks if we are on the eve of a national launch of DAB+ in France, with the CSA expected to publish, during the first days of September, the results of its consultation for the extension of DAB+ into 20 more cities / zones.
From La Lettre Pro:

DAB radio safer than FM
25.08.2015 - Norway - Norway
"DAB network has large contingency advantages compared with FM network," says the Norwegian Culture Department. Further more, in a country with many tunnels, it is possible to receive emergency alerts via DAB.
From RadioAssistant.dk:

2wcom Supplies DAB+ Networks in Netherlands
25.08.2015 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Four regional DAB+ networks built by Broadcast Partners went to air in the Netherlands in May, all of which were installed with 2wcom’s FlexXtract+ DAB+ distribution extractor.
From RadioWorld:

DAB not closed in Spain
24.08.2015 - Spain - Spain
In response to a recent article on the situation of DAB in Spain, Gorka Zumeta argues that DAB in Spain is still very much an current issue.
From Gorka Zumeta:

Adopting digital radio
24.08.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
In South Africa the National Association of Broadcasters and the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (Sadiba), are busy with DAB+ digital radio technology trials, which are being headed by Dave Cherry. Cherry shares with Screen Africa how Africa and the rest of the world are moving towards this digital medium.
From Screen Africa :

GatesAir to Unveil Next-Generation TV and DAB Radio Exciter at IBC2015
WorldDAB Members News - 24.08.2015 - GatesAir - Netherlands - Netherlands - United States - United States
GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will introduce its next-generation software-defined exciter for TV and DAB Radio broadcasters and network operators at IBC2015.
From GatesAir:

Latest Digital Radio Receivers on Show at IFA 2015
20.08.2015 - Germany - Germany
WorldDAB and its members invite you to join them in Germany to see the latest digital radios on a tour of IFA visiting CE manufacturers who produce digital radios.
From WorldDAB:

WorldDAB Digital Radio Map of IFA 2015
WorldDAB Members News - 20.08.2015 - TechniSat Digital GmbH - Pure - Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe GmbH - Sony Corporation - Germany - Germany
WorldDAB have produced the ‘Digital Radio Map of IFA’ which shows the hall and stand numbers of digital radio manufacturers at this year’s IFA exhibition.
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