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Radio Network Netherlands starts tests on DAB+
22.01.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Operator Radio Network Netherlands has started a non-commercial DAB+ experiment, the aim of which is to experiment as an operator with a DAB+ network in layer 6 for non-national commercial broadcasters.The operator wants to see how portable indoor coverage can be improved at several low installation points with low power, test different equipment and look at the costs of such a DAB network.
From Telecompaper:

More digital radio for Austria as DAB+ launches nationally
22.01.2019 - Austria - Austria
Following the launch of the regional DAB+ network operation for the eastern region of Austria in April 2018, the DAB+ network will be launching in Vienna on 28 May 2019, making more radio programs available across Austria, and marking the first of three phases in the expansion of the nationwide DAB+ multiplex in the country.
From dabplus.at:

EU regulation in spotlight at Brussels Motor Show
21.01.2019 - Germany - Germany
Car manufacturers, regulators and broadcasters came together at the Brussels Motor Show to raise awareness on the EECC directive, which came into force on 20 December 2018 and will see all new car radios sold within the EU required to include digital terrestrial capabilities.
From Audio Vision:

EECC in spotlight at Brussels Motor Show
21.01.2019 - Germany - Germany
As part of the Brussels Motor show, manufacturers, regulators and broadcasters came together to highlight the EECC directive which was recently introduced by the European Commission. The directive requires all new car radios to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio, with a period of two years granted to EU member countries for them to transpose the code into national legislation.
From dabplus.de:

Australian radio listeners up 22% in last 10 years
21.01.2019 - Australia - Australia
The popularity of radio has grown significantly in Australia with radio audiences expanding by 12% over the past five years, and by 22% over the past decade. More than 4.2 million Australians listened to radio via a DAB+ digital radio each week (up from 3.6 million in 2017).
From SL Times:

Paneda to deliver new Norkring multiplexer
WorldDAB Members News - 21.01.2019 - Paneda - Belgium - Belgium
Following an agreement reached with Norkring last week, Paneda will provide DAB+ multiplexer head end systems to Norkring Belgium over the next 5 years.
From Radio Visie:

New DAB+ regulations for in-car radios in Europe
21.01.2019 - France - France
Policy makers, broadcasters and car makers gathered at the Brussels Motor Show to raise awareness of the EECC directive requiring all new car radios to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio within two years. The directive entered into force on 20 December 2018, and EU Member States have two years from this date to transpose the code into national legislation.
From dabplus.fr:

EU digital radio rules in spotlight at Brussels Motor Show
20.01.2019 - Belgium - Belgium
Policy makers, broadcasters and car makers gathered at the ongoing Brussels Motor Show on Friday to raise awareness of new EU rules requiring all new car radios to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio within two years. The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) entered into force on 20 December 2018. EU Member States have two years from this date to transpose the code into national legislation.
From Asia Radio Today:

Broadcasters and politicians welcome DAB+ requirement in cars
18.01.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Politicians and broadcasters from Belgium and beyond attended a press event held at the Brussels Motor Show in order to show their support for the newly introduced EECC directive. Attendees included Minister of Culture, Youth and Media Sven Gatz and Jos de Groot, Director Digital Economy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.
From Tweakers.net:

DAB+ listening numbers to grow as EU imposes digital radio in cars
18.01.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
The number of Dutch people who listen to radio digitally is set to increase substantially in coming years as car manufacturers prepare to include DAB+ capabilities in all in new cars following the European Commission's introduction of the EECC legislation.
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