DAB+ session at Le Salon de la Radio, 10 February 2014, Paris, France

Organised by WorldDAB Event

Date: 10th February 2014

Location: Paris, France

Types: Workshop

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During Le Salon de la Radio, WorldDMB in partnership with Le Salon de la Radio will host a session dedicated to digital radio: 'Towards a successful rollout of Digital Radio in Europe'. The session will take place on Monday 10 February from 11.30 - 13.30 in the Auditorium. 

Delegates will hear about the latest developments in Europe on the growth of the DAB+ digital radio standard, from broadcasters and the automotive sector, with a particular focus on developments within the automotive sector. 

These are exciting times for digital radio as DAB / DAB+ extends its footprint across Europe.  The successful launch in Germany has helped encourage developments in several other European markets:  France has confirmed a launch in Paris, Nice and Marseille; The Netherlands had a national launch in September 2013, Poland has launched in Warsaw and Katowice, Italy continues to roll-out of transmitters, Sweden due to decide later this year (2014).  In the UK 41% of new cars now come with DAB / DAB+ as standard.  In Norway sales of digital radio receivers are up by 140% between 2012 and 2013, and car radio sales by 200%. 

Session topics include: 

  • Digital Radio / RNT in Europe – status report 
  • Digital Radio – independent radio's perspective
  • Plans for an imminent rollout in French-speaking Belgium
  • Case study of a recent national launch of DAB+ Digital Radio, The Netherlands
  • Digital Radio in Europe – an automotive manufacturer’s perspective  
  • Automotive services via DAB/DAB+

Speakers include:

  • Olivier Oddou, Editor-in-Chief, SchooP.fr
  • Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDMB and Vice President Corporate Development, Frontier Silicon
  • Mathieu Quetel, vice-président du SIRTI (syndicate of 150 independent radio stations in France)
  • Francis Goffin, Director General of Radio, RTBF, Belgium
  • Jacqueline Bierhorst, Project Leader, Digital Radio+ Network, The Netherlands
  • Laurent Dizambourg, Pilote Innovations domaines Acoustique/Audio/Radiofréquences, PSA Peugeot Citroën 
  • Andrew Nash, Automotive Sales Director, V-Traffic Services (Mediamobile)

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