Last update: 05.09.2017 - older versions

The Information Affairs Authority (IAA) started a DAB+ trial in cooperation with transmitter manufacturer, Rohde and Schwarz covering 40% of Bahrain. The DAB+ trial started on 15th December 2016 with low power 300 watts. The IAA broadcasted four programmes. As of 15 January 2017 the IAA had already started a field strength survey. The trial was on air until end February 2017. 

Last update: 05.08.2015

Less than 1% of vehicles in Bahrain come with DAB/DAB+ digital radio as standard.

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Status: interest
Population: 1.3 million
New cars with DAB/DAB+ as standard: Sparkline Graph 1%
Last update: 06.02.2018

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