DAB+ Digital Radio - Hosted by RTÜK

Event attended by WorldDAB

Date: 11th December 2014

Location: Ankara, Turkey

Types: Seminar



Hosted by Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK)


A review of the current Turkish radio industry and exploration into the global implementation and adoption of DAB+ digital radio. 

Industry experts from the digital radio broadcasting and manufacturing industries will share their knowledge and best practices on the digital radio rollout with opportunities for attendees to network. 


08:45 – 09:00

Arrival at meeting

09:00 – 09:15

Introduction and overview of status of radio industry in Turkey

Davut Dursun, President, RTUK

09:15 – 09:35




 09:35 – 09:45

Global overview of DAB / DAB+ services

An overview of DAB / DAB+ services across Europe and globally, to include coverage, receiver penetration, receiver availability and pricing, automotive sector.

Speaker:  Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDMB and Vice President Corporate Development, Frontier Silicon


09:45 – 10:05




10:05 – 10:15

Advantages of DAB+ anddigital radio toolkit

Benefits of DAB+ digital radio and an overview of the key factors for a successful deployment of digital radio.

Speaker:  Christian Vogg, Head of Radio, European Broadcasting Union, Media Department, EURORADIO


10:15 – 10:30


10:30 – 10:50



 10:50 – 11:00

Technical Properties of DAB+

Technical overview of DAB, frequency, compression techniques, comparison DRM+ and DAB+, programme per channel.

Speaker:  Uwe Knoechel, Engineer Broadcast Network, Deutschlandradio, Germany


11:00 – 11:20


11:20 – 11:30

Cost benefit analysis of DAB+

DAB+ case study – Sweden: why choose DAB+, managing simulcast period and working towards digital switch over

Speaker:  Per Gunnarsson Borgå, Product Manager Radio, Teracom AB, Sweden


11:30 – 12:30

Discussion:  recommendations for a roadmap for deployment of digital radio in Turkey

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kesim, Anadolu University

12:30 – 13:30



Depart Airport