Austria - Current situation - History

13.11.2019

Following the launch of the regional DAB+ network in the eastern region of Austria in April 2018, a national DAB+ network operated by ORS was launched in May 2019, marking the start of a new era for radio broadcasting in Austria.

The first phase of the launch, which has now been completed, saw approximately 60% of the population covered by DAB+ signals.

Phase two will take place in on 11.12.2019 and increase population coverage in the country to 77.6%, while phase three - which will see population coverage reach 79.8% - will take place on 26.05.2020. Finally, the fourth phase of the expansion is set to take place on 25.08.2020, and bring population coverage to 83,5%.

14.10.2019

Following the launch of the regional DAB+ network in the eastern region of Austria in April 2018, a national DAB+ network operated by ORS was launched in May 2019, marking the start of a new era for radio broadcasting in Austria.

The first phase of the launch, which has now been completed, saw approximately 60% of the population covered by DAB+ signals.

Phase two will take place in April 2020 and further increase population coverage in the country, while phase three - which will see population coverage reach 80% - will take place in September 2020. Finally, thefourth phase of the expansion is set to take place in August 2020, and bring population coverage to 83,5%.

16.08.2019

Following the launch of the regional DAB+ network in the eastern region of Austria in April 2018, a national DAB+ network operated by ORS was launched in May 2019, marking the start of a new era for radio broadcasting in Austria.

The first phase of the launch, which has now been completed, saw approximately 60% of the population covered by DAB+ signals.

Phase two will take place in April 2020 and further increase population coverage in the country, while phase three - which will see population coverage reach 80% - will take place in September 2020.