Belgium - Current situation - History

14.11.2019

DAB+ was officially launched in Belgium across Flemish-speaking parts of the country in November 2018, while the official launch of DAB+ in French-speaking Belgium took place in November 2019.

DAB+ population coverage across the country currently stands at 95%, while the number of new cars equipped with DAB+ in the country is 30%, a figure which is expected to grow significantly following the European Parliament’s vote to adopt a directive requiring all new cars sold in the European Union to be equipped with digital radio receivers.

More than 840.000 DAB+ devices have already been sold in Belgium as consumers' interest in DAB+ digital radio continues to grow, while 39% of new cars now come factory-fitted with DAB+.

31.10.2019

DAB+ was officially launched in Belgium across both French and Flemish-speaking parts of the country in November 2018, as part of Digital Radio Week.

DAB+ population coverage across the country currently stands at 95%, while the number of new cars equipped with DAB+ in the country is 30%, a figure which is expected to grow significantly following the European Parliament’s vote to adopt a directive requiring all new cars sold in the European Union to be equipped with digital radio receivers.

More than 840.000 DAB+ devices have already been sold in Belgium as consumers' interest in DAB+ digital radio continues to grow, while 39% of new cars now come factory-fitted with DAB+.

29.01.2019

DAB+ was officially launched in Belgium across both French and Flemish-speaking parts of the country in November 2018, as part of Digital Radio Week.

DAB+ population coverage across the country currently stands at 95%, while the number of new cars equipped with DAB+ in the country is 30%, a figure which is expected to grow significantly following the European Parliament’s vote to adopt a directive requiring all new cars sold in the European Union to be equipped with digital radio receivers.

The number of regional DAB+ stations in the country, and the number of receiver devices sold, accounting for 33 and 500,000+ respectively, is also expected to increase in coming years as interest in DAB+ in Belgium continues to grow.