Martinique

Last update: 01.02.2023 - older versions

The French regulatory authority for audiovisual and digital communication, Arcom, has authorised an experiment involving the broadcasting of a multiplex of ten services from three sites in Martinique, from 1 January to 30 September 2023. Services scheduled to be broadcast from the start of the DAB+ trial in overseas France: Radio Fusion, Fusion 100% Info, Fusion Compass, Fusion Gold, Fusion Salsa, Radio identité, REM and RFM. Stations planned to be added later include Maknet jazz, Radio Classica, Sun FM and Mixx FM.

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Last update: 25.01.2023 - older versions

The French regulatory authority for audiovisual and digital communication, Arcom, has authorised an experiment involving the broadcasting of a multiplex of ten services from three sites in Martinique, from 1 January to 30 September 2023. Services scheduled to be broadcast from the start of the DAB+ trial in overseas France: Radio Fusion, Fusion 100%, Fusion Compass, Fusion Gold, Fusion salsa kl@moson.

WorldDAB member focus: Sumatronic AG
01.02.2023 - WorldDAB News - Sumatronic AG WorldDAB Member - Switzerland Switzerland - Martinique Martinique
New WorldDAB member Sumatronic has brought DAB+ to Martinique and hopes to support other regions of the world where the population has few or no DAB+ receivers. In our first ‘member focus’ article of 2023, we learn how Sumatronic recently launched its "DAB4all" campaign, in our interview with CEO Peter Matter.

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DAB+ gains foothold in French Caribbean
29.01.2023 - Martinique Martinique
French communications regulator Autorité de Régulation de la Communication Audiovisuelle et Numérique (ARCOM) has authorized the first DAB+ multiplex in Martinique. A ten-station multiplex launched on Channel 5B from three sites on the Caribbean island and is authorised to operate as a trial service through the end of September 2023. As part of the agency’s 2022–2024 roadmap for digital radio, ARCOM called for interest in launching trial DAB+ services in the “Outre-Mer,” those portions France outside of the Europe. Several islands in the Caribbean, North Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean, as well as French Guiana in South America, are regions, collectivities, or territories of France, and broadcasting in these areas is overseen by ARCOM.

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First trial of DAB+ in the French overseas territories
26.01.2023 - Top story - France France - Martinique Martinique
The French regulatory authority for audiovisual and digital communication, Arcom, has authorised an experiment involving the broadcasting of a multiplex of ten services from three sites in Martinique, from 1 January to 30 September 2023. In its 2022-2024 roadmap for the continued deployment of DAB+, Arcom indicated that it would give priority to authorising trials in the overseas territories so that the stakeholders and the public in the overseas territories can familiarise themselves with DAB+ broadcasting, while declaring its readiness to continue the planning work prior to any calls for applications in these territories in the light of the results of the trials. Services scheduled to be broadcast from the start of the DAB+ trial in overseas France: Radio Fusion, Fusion 100%, Fusion Compass, Fusion Gold, Fusion salsa kl@moson.

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DAB+ broadcasting experiment in Martinique
14.09.2021 - Martinique Martinique
The CSA has authorised an experiment in DAB+ broadcasting of Radio Fusion, Radio Évangile Martinique, Radio actif Martinique, Radio identité, Fusion 100 % Infos, Fusion Compas, Fusion salsa kl@moson, Fusion Gold and Maknet Jazz from three sites in La Trinité, Rivière-Pilote and Le Diamant for a period of one year starting on 1 September 2021.

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Key Information

Status: trial and/or regulation
Population: 376.5 thousand
Services: 8 DAB+
Last update: 01.02.2023