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Digital One boost DAB coverage
03.07.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
National commercial DAB digital radio multiplex operator Digital One has issued an update on its network expansion.
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VQ launches pocket DAB/+ and FM portable radio
WorldDMB Members News - 03.07.2015 - VQ
View Quest (VQ), the British audio brand that delivers stylish designs and superior sound quality, announces the launch of the Blighty DAB/DAB+/FM portable radio.
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Bauer Media completes acquisition of SBS Radio
02.07.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Sweden - Sweden - Norway - Norway - Denmark - Denmark - Finland - Finland
Bauer Media Group has completed its acquisition of the Nordic broadcaster SBS Radio from Discovery Communications Nordic ApS.
From Radio Today:

Suzuki introduces entry-level Celerio SZ2
02.07.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Suzuki has added to its compact city car range with the new Celerio SZ2, an entry-level model priced from £6,999. DAB radio come as standard, along with central locking and ESP to form a value-for-money package at the base of the Suzuki range.
From AutoExpress:

Denmark gets 87 regional stations via DAB+
01.07.2015 - Denmark - Denmark
The coverage of DAB+ in Denmark has been expanded as 87 radio stations were assigned to 12 regional DAB+ networks.
From Radio.NL:

Czech Radio to launch DAB Praha
WorldDMB Members News - 01.07.2015 - Czech Radio - Czech Republic - Czech Republic
From 6th August, Czech Radio will go fully digital in Prague and it's surrounding areas.
From Czech Radio:

WDR switches off medium wave in favour of DAB+
01.07.2015 - Germany - Germany
WDR has confirmed that broadcasts 720 and 774kHz will cease on 6th July and affected broadcasts will continue on DAB+, online and digital satellite.
From DIGITAL fernsehen:

TPEG featured at WorldDMB European Automotive Event
30.06.2015
TPEG was presented as a successful example of Traffic Forecast services at the WorldDMB European Event held in Brussels.
From ERTICO :

Mi-Soul goes live in London on digital radio
29.06.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
A new station is available on DAB today as Mi-Soul launches in London. Mi-Soul has been streaming for over three years, but this is the first time it has been made available on terrestrial radio.
From Radio Today:

Dutch radio auction will issue licenses for 10 years
29.06.2015 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Dutch commercial radio licenses are to be auctioned again, with the new licenses carrying a term of ten years. The licenses concern those for the use of spectrum in the AM and FM band, and the digital distribution of ether via DAB.
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