Last update: 25.06.2015 - older versions

Expansion of the DAB network awaits a decision by the Portuguese government. It is likely that future rollout will use DAB+ or DMB. A trial operated by RDP ran from 1999 until 2011. 

Last update: 25.06.2015 - older versions

During the trial, 42 transmitters were in use, 27 in the mainland, nine in Azores and six in Madeira, covering more than 75% of the population.

Last update: 25.06.2015 - older versions

The national multiplex was operated on channel 12B and carried programmes from RDP, among them Antena 1, Antena 2 and Antena 3, RDP Africa and RDP Internacional.
One channel was a test transmission of the classical music programme, Antena 2, at the reduced bit rate of 192 kbits/s. It was planned that the multiplex would carry 6 programmes – 3 of them from RDP (Antena 1, Antena 2 and Antena 3) and 3 other programmes.

Last update: 08.03.2022

In Portugal, 83% of new cars sold in 2021 have DAB+ as standard (Source: JATO Dynamics 2022).

Bauer Media Audio expands its presence to Portugal
09.02.2022 - Portugal Portugal
Bauer Media Audio is expanding its presence to Portugal. The UK-based company has acquired Media Capital Radios, the radio assets of Lisbon-based Media Capital Group. The move is part of Bauer's strategy to consolidate its authority as Europe's strongest commercial radio group, and in addition to a presence in the U.K., the group is also expanding into Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, as well as Slovakia, Ireland and Finland.

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Radiodays Europe Lisbon 2020 postponed
16.09.2020 - Portugal Portugal
Radiodays Europe has announced that due to the on-going COVID 19 crisis, the event originally scheduled for December has now been moved to 2021 on the following dates: 2-4 May 2021.

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New dates announced for Radiodays Europe
18.03.2020 - Portugal Portugal
Radiodays Europe has announced new dates for the Lisbon 2020 conference, which will now be held on 13-15 December 2020. The event is postponed until late in the year because of Coronavirus COVID-19. All tickets purchased for Radiodays Europe 2020 in March are valid for the new dates in December. The location for the conference remains the same, the Centro de Congresses de Lisbon (CCL) in Portugal.

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RadioDays announces more speaker details for Lisbon
12.02.2020 - Portugal Portugal
Speakers at the RadioDays event held in Lisbon will include Jacqueline Bierhorst, WorldDAB vice president and member of the steering board.

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Alpine Halo 9 features DAB+, CarPlay and Android Auto compatible display
21.02.2018 - Portugal Portugal
The 9" display with built-in touchpad will allow the user to quickly and comfortably handle all Radio, USB, HDMI and DAB + functions.

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Status: interest
Population: 10.6 million
New cars with DAB/DAB+ as standard: Sparkline Graph 97%
Last update: 26.02.2024

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