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Second German DAB+ service gives boost to radio sector

09.10.2020 - Top story - WorldDAB News

Germany continues to take steps toward the digitisation of radio, having launched last week its second national multiplex. The new multiplex will reach an audience of 67 million and host up to 16 commercial stations.

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Cumulative DAB sales reach 93 million

05.10.2020 - Top story - WorldDAB News

WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that by the end of Q2 2020, over 93 million consumer and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific – up from 82 million one year earlier.

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DAB+ coverage improves in northern Germany
26.10.2020 - Germany Germany
German broadcaster NDR has expanded DAB+ coverage in Emsland, in the northern part of the country bordering with The Netherlands.

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DTS Connected Radio: A peek under the hood
26.10.2020 - Xperi Corporation WorldDAB Member - United States United States
DTS Connected Radio gives OEMs the tools to design a dashboard that matches their branded interior design vision and broadcasters the ability to have editorial control over the way their content gets displayed in cars. The end result is a globally consistent, visually appealing, feature-rich user experience.

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Bauer Media Sweden partners with Paneda
26.10.2020 - Sweden Sweden
Bauer Media Audio Sweden has chosen Paneda for its digital radio broadcasts in Sweden's metropolitan regions Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. Earlier this year, Bauer Media revealed its plans to launch ten stations on DAB+ in these three cities, covering over 40% of the country's population.

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DAB+ now available across 95% of highways in Italy
23.10.2020 - Italy Italy
According to the latest available data, 95% of Italian highways, 84% of the country's population and 55% of the Italian territory are now covered by DAB+ services.

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SCA says DAB+ stations have helped it weather ratings turbulence
23.10.2020 - Australia Australia
Southern Cross Austereo’s (SCA) Hit and Triple M-branded DAB+ stations have helped the audio company continue to charge advertisers premium rates despite ratings fluctuations on its FM stations. According to Adam Williscroft, content director for Hit and Triple M Digital Radio, DAB+ stations “were designed to be brand-safe options, but to also complement the parent FM brand."

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Emitel builds new transmitters for Polish Radio
23.10.2020 - Poland Poland
Polish TVR transmission operator Emitel has deployed ten new transmitters for Polish Radio. About 67% of the country’s population and 44% of the country’s area will be covered by DAB+ services by the end of 2020.

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How to listen to Heart Xmas on DAB
23.10.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Turn up the festive feel good with Heart Xmas! Listen To Heart Xmas on DAB radio.

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Interest in DAB+ at SET Brazil 2020
21.10.2020 - Brazil Brazil
In a conference stream dedicated solely to radio, three presentations in this year’s SET Brazil event focused on DAB+. WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon and WorldDAB Technical Committee member Les Sabel featured amongst the presenters.

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WorldDAB and ABU technical webinar series concludes with plans to launch a WorldDAB Asia-Pacific Technical Group
21.10.2020 - WorldDAB News
WorldDAB and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) presented a technical webinar series this week, attracting over 100 broadcasters, network operators, regulators and other radio stakeholders. The series, which extended for three days, presented a panel of experts who explained the features and opportunities that DAB+ offers broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Germany - DAB+ station map available on
21.10.2020 - Germany Germany
A map highlighting the different radio DAB+ stations throughout Germany is available on The map includes detailed information for all of Germany's federal states.

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