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1960s-style John Lewis Aston DAB/FM radio gets a colour makeover
03.08.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
We flagged up this design when limited editions hit the shelves during the John Lewis 150th Anniversary. But a visit to the store this weekend indicated that the John Lewis Aston DAB/FM radio is now available in a new range of finishes.
From Retro To Go:

Italy kicks off it's DAB+ Summer campaign
31.07.2015 - Italy - Italy
Digitalradio.it's communication activities continue with a new campaign during August, and will run until autumn, with further campaigns. The new campaign will feature on national and local commercial radio stations, reaching more than 23 million listeners and will be supported by online promotions, and print advertising.
From Digital Radio Italy:

First small scale DAB starts in Brighton
31.07.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Small scale digital radio took to the air in Brighton this morning with the UK’s first local DAB multiplex.
From Radio Today:

Fraunhofer IIS Totes the Tech
WorldDMB Members News - 31.07.2015 - Fraunhofer IIS - Germany - Germany
At IBC2015 Fraunhofer IIS is introducing its ContentServer R6 technology for the encoding and multiplexing of the terrestrial digital radio standards including DAB.
From Radio World:

DAB+ unstoppable!
30.07.2015 - Germany - Germany
"Since the launch of DAB+ on August 2, digital radio has developed positively to the 'point of no return' said Willi Schreiner, Managing Director of Digital Radio Deutschland GmbH. Today around 92% of the German population are able to receive DAB via at least one multiplex.
From Initiative Digitalradio Deutschland GmbH:

Emma Bridgewater-designed View Quest Hepburn DAB/FM radios
WorldDMB Members News - 29.07.2015 - VQ - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Nothing vintage about the radio itself. That has dual speakers, DAB and FM reception, Bluetooth streaming, USB connectivity, dual alarms, LCD display and the ability to control wirelessly via an app. Pretty much everything you need on a modern-day radio.
From Retro To Go:

WorldDMB at IBC 2015
WorldDMB News - 29.07.2015 - Netherlands - Netherlands
WorldDMB will display its latest receivers on the market, share the latest international developments and offer advice and support on how it can help broadcasters plan and implement DAB/DAB+ in their market. It will also hold an Industry Insight Session which will focus on broadcast radio's future in the digital age.
From Asia Radio Today:

Ford Mondeo Zetec with DAB radio
29.07.2015 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Zetec trim has some handy equipment as standard; power foldable door mirrors, automatic climate control and DAB radio are all thrown in. Also equipped is a leather wrapped steering wheel, cruise control with a speed limiter and 16-inch alloy wheels.
From CarBuyer:

Market power stifling digital radio
29.07.2015 - Germany - Germany - Austria - Austria
In an interview with the the daily newspaper "Der Standard" the President of Bavarian regulator BLM - Siegfried Schneider- clearly sets out his position on digital radio. To Austrian broadcasters, it may sound revolutionary to propose that the public service broadcaster should, through attractive and innovative programming, be the front runner in driving digital radio. He encourages collaboration between public and private broadcasters on transmitter networks.
From Der Standard:

RAI to add programmes to it's DAB+ network
28.07.2015 - Italy - Italy
Italian public broadcaster RAI is adding three new programs to its DAB+ lineup. The complete DAB+ lineup will now feature 10 stations; existing programs are Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, the news station GPRD, and the traffic service Isoradio.
From Radio.NL:

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