Switzerland - Receiver Market - History

08.04.2019

Digital radio usage now 64%

At the end of 2018, use  of digital radio by Swiss citizens averaged 64 minutes per 100 radio minutes per day. Of this figure, 33% was accounted for by DAB+.

Just under 600,000 DAB+ radios sold in 2018

In 2017 almost 600,000 DAB+ radios were sold. 91% of all new vehicles sold are now fitted as standard with a DAB+ radio. According to studies available to OFCOM, a total of 4.2 million devices are in circulation.

According to the six-monthly surveys conducted by the GfK research institute among almost all electronics dealers, a total of 286,200 DAB+ radios were sold in 2018. In addition, according to an analysis conducted on behalf of OFCOM some 303,000 vehicles sold in 2018 had a DAB+ device already fitted or had one retrofitted. The number of vehicles equipped as standard with DAB+ radios has increased sharply: at the end of 2016 the figure was 66%, followed by 85% at the end of 2017 and 91% at the end of 2018. 

For further information and key stats please visit: 
https://www.bakom.admin.ch/bakom/en/homepage/electronic-media/technology/digital-transmission/digimig.html

06.09.2018

DAB+ receiver usage now 63%

Digital radio usage increased again by 2 percentage points from autumn 2017 to spring 2018 to 63%. This was announced by the working group DigiMig (Digital Migration) during Swiss Radioday on 29 August 2018.

Just under 600,000 DAB+ radios sold in 2017

In 2017 almost 600,000 DAB+ radios were sold. 85% of all new vehicles sold are now fitted as standard with a DAB+ radio. According to studies available to OFCOM, a total of 3.5 million devices are in circulation.

According to the six-monthly surveys conducted by the GfK research institute among almost all electronics dealers, a total of 304,000 DAB+ radios were sold in 2017. In addition, according to an analysis conducted on behalf of OFCOM some 290,000 vehicles sold in 2017 had a DAB+ device already fitted (280,000 units) or had one retrofitted (8200). The number of vehicles equipped as standard with DAB+ radios has increased sharply: at the end of 2016 the figure was 66% whereas a year later it had reached 85%. Furthermore, for the first time the number of DAB+-enabled vehicles reached the one million mark.

 

For further information, key stats https://www.bakom.admin.ch/bakom/en/homepage/electronic-media/technology/digital-transmission/radio-use-in-switzerland-digital-radio-overtakes-fm.html

16.04.2018

Just under 600,000 DAB+ radios sold in 2017

In 2017 almost 600,000 DAB+ radios were sold. 85 percent of all new vehicles sold are now fitted as standard with a DAB+ radio. According to studies available to OFCOM, a total of 3.5 million devices are in circulation.

According to the six-monthly surveys conducted by the GfK research institute among almost all electronics dealers, a total of 304,000 DAB+ radios were sold in 2017. In addition, according to an analysis conducted on behalf of OFCOM some 290,000 vehicles sold in 2017 had a DAB+ device already fitted (280,000 units) or had one retrofitted (8200). The number of vehicles equipped as standard with DAB+ radios has increased sharply: at the end of 2016 the figure was 66 percent, whereas a year later it had reached 85 percent. Furthermore, for the first time the number of DAB+-enabled vehicles reached the one million mark.

 

For further information, key stats https://www.bakom.admin.ch/bakom/en/homepage/electronic-media/technology/digital-transmission/radio-use-in-switzerland-digital-radio-overtakes-fm.html