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Car Share radio station Forever FM launched for real - with no room for bad news!
21.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Forever FM - the fictitious radio station on Peter Kay's BBC1 series Car Share - has been launched for real by broadcaster Steve Penk. The station has been launched via his Steve Penk Radio app and won't broadcast any news - just 'uplifting singalong music' 24 hours a day.
From Manchester Evening News:

RadioCity: the future of the radio from Milan
21.04.2017 - Italy - Italy
Sponsored by the City of Milan, from 21 until 23 April 2017, at the Pavilion UniCredit in Milan, RadioCity brings together industry professionals from around the world for three days of information and meetings, music and entertainment all about radio.
From MilanoReporter.it:

Car Share's Forever FM goes on Manchester DAB
21.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Fictitious radio station Forever FM – as heard on BBC 1's Car Share – has been turned into a real thing and put on the small-scale DAB multiplex in Manchester. Forever FM says it will broadcast no news, and will just play uplifting singalong music 24-hours a day.
From Radio Today:

EBU releases digital radio report 2017
WorldDAB Members News - 21.04.2017 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) - Switzerland - Switzerland
The European Broadcasting Union's Media Intelligence Service's Digital Radio Report 2017 offers an overview of digital radio rollout across Europe. The annual update highlights which European countries are leading the way in the transition to digital radio, which are embracing it, countries that recently launched digital radios services and those currently without a market for digital radio.
From Radio World:

More DAB transmitters turned on in Cornwall
21.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The expansion of coverage means that many listeners in Cornwall can now receive six further stations – BBC Radio Cornwall, Heart South West, Pirate FM, My Music Radio, Capital and Gold – on DAB digital radio for the first time.
From media.info:

Listening to Pirate FM just got easier
21.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Ten new DAB transmitters are launching across Cornwall, which will mean that over 300,000 more people can pick up Pirate FM on DAB digital radio.
From Pirate FM:

More new DAB radio transmitters for Cornwall
21.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The launch of new digital transmitters in Cornwall was celebrated at a special switch on event in St Austell this morning. The ten transmitters bring the county’s popular local stations to 325,000 more listeners on DAB digital radio in Cornwall and have expanded local DAB coverage to 91% of households.
From Radio Today:

2017 Hyundai i30 pricing released
20.04.2017 - Australia - Australia
Hyundai is launching the updated version of their best-selling vehicle next month. The 2017 Hyundai i30 now features an 8 inch touch screen with sat nav, DAB+ digital radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
From Behind the Wheel:

2017 Hyundai i30 for Australia
20.04.2017 - Australia - Australia
The 2017 Hyundai i30 five-door hatch has arrived in Australia, with mature new styling, high-level infotainment, and value-focused specifications. The spec includes a new 8.0-inch touchscreen with navigation, DAB+ digital radio, Apple Carplay and Android Auto.
From The Motor Report:

New Suzuki Ignis is causing a stir
19.04.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The new Suzuki Ignis is available in SZ3, SZ-T and SZ5 grades, each featuring DAB radio and Bluetooth as standard.
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