WorldDAB is the global industry forum responsible for defining and promoting DAB digital radio. 

By bringing together industry professionals, WorldDAB provides knowledge and expertise that helps successfully implement broadcast digital radio.

Our vision is that every person enjoys digital radio on the move, at home or work - with DAB at the heart of this listening experience.

Our mission is to position DAB as the free-to-air backbone for radio’s digital future.

As a WorldDAB member your organisation will have access to a network of industry experts that reflect the whole digital radio value chain.

WorldDAB membership is open to companies and organisations considering the use of the DAB family of standards (DAB, DAB+, DMB) for the broadcast of digital radio or mobile TV.

Over 100 international organisations that reflect the whole digital radio value chain of the digital radio industry are currently WorldDAB members and the list continues to grow.

From silicon solution providers, to automotive representatives to country roll-out bodies WorldDAB taps into its members’ network to provide support to new markets in Europe and Asia Pacific and provides an opportunity for your company to build close relationships with fellow WorldDAB member organisations.

Companies considering WorldDAB membership must first agree to the Statutes before being considered for WorldDAB membership. -> WorldDAB Statutes

To find out more about joining WorldDAB including information on the membership fee, information is available on request. A reduced fee is available for companies with fewer than 10 employees. Broadcasters, academic institutions and governmental bodies in developing nations qualify for a discount of up to 75% on the membership fee.  Email the Project Office to find out more about joining.

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Membership brochure


WorldDAB is the global industry forum responsible for defining and promoting DAB digital radio. We bring together industry professionals, providing knowledge and expertise on implementing broadcast digital radio. Download the membership brochure to learn more.

Industry events


Nominated representatives from WorldDAB members receive free registration to WorldDAB events, speaking opportunities, free or discounted exhibition opportunities, discounted admission to industry events and the opportunity to distribute promotional material

Technical information and support


Members receive advice on regulatory and spectrum issues, ETI files and guidance on trials and testing, automotive sector specific technical information and the opportunity to shape the development of future applications

Global contact database


Members receive access to contact details of WorldDAB members from commercial and public broadcasters, chip, receiver and equipment, manufacturers, network operators, regulatory bodies and automotive manufacturers (OEMs, Tier 1s, Tier 2s)

Support to broadcasters


Members receive advice on all aspects of switching from analogue to digital radio regulation including; network build out, technical trials, best business case scenarios, licensing, production of new digital radio content and marketing

WorldDAB Committees


WorldDAB members have the opportunity to join the Steering Board, Technical Committee, Spectrum and Network Implementation Committee, Automotive Working Group, Asia Pacific Committee, International Marketing Group and Digital Switchover Group

Market intelligence


Members receive the latest information on the implementation of DAB worldwide, including; regulatory frameworks, country roll-out plans, coverage maps, industry news, and a quarterly members-only newsletter

Business development


Members receive targeted networking opportunities and discounts on advertising and sponsorship opportunities at industry events, including the annual WorldDAB General Assembly, WorldDAB Automotive event and key industry events around the world



Members can access a range of exclusive resources available in the members-only portion of the WorldDAB website including; the WorldDAB ETI Library, GfK Statistics – quarterly/ market growth, presentation and document library, and member document Sharepoint