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Former Yugoslav republics to discuss the introduction of DAB+
23.10.2018 - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia - Croatia - Serbia - Serbia - Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of - Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of - Montenegro - Montenegro - Slovenia - Slovenia
Representatives of regulatory authorities from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro are exploring the introduction of DAB+ services following a conference in Sarajevo in order to exchange experiences and discuss the challenges for the future. While DAB+ in Slovenia is the only former Yugoslav republic already in regular operation, Croatia have been testing for the last year. The other Balkan states have expressed interest.
From Communcations Regulatory Agency BH:

Former Yugoslav republics to discuss the introduction of DAB+
23.10.2018 - Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of - Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia - Croatia - Serbia - Serbia - Montenegro - Montenegro - Slovenia - Slovenia
Representatives of regulatory authorities from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro are exploring the introduction of DAB+ services following a conference in Sarajevo in order to exchange experiences and discuss the challenges for the future. While DAB+ in Slovenia is the only former Yugoslav republic already in regular operation, Croatia have been testing for the last year. The other Balkan states have expressed interest.
From Satellifax:

New national station JACK Radio launches with 100% female playlist
23.10.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
New national digital radio station JACK Radio launches today at 12 noon and unveils a new world first broadcast radio format. Playing 100% female artists, the station provides a platform for women in music, from the female stars of the past to today’s main artists, along with new and emerging female talent.
From Digital Radio UK:

JACK launches new female-orientated station
23.10.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The new station replaces JACK3 on the Sound Digital DAB multiplex. Despite the male name, JACK Radio will play 100% female artists and target a female audience. The official launch takes place at midday on Tuesday 23 October.
From a516 Digital:

DAB stations applaud mandatory in-car DAB radios
23.10.2018 - Belgium - Belgium
Digital radio broadcasters are applauding the European Parliament’s vote in favor of mandatory digital radio receivers in new cars, which is still in the proposal stage. But they still want analogue radio broadcasting (AM/FM/SW) to be turned off in the future, to give digital radio (DAB/DAB+/DRM) its best shot at success.
From Radio World:

DAB+ and Early Warning Functionality trials in Slovakia – results and next steps
23.10.2018 - Slovakia - Slovakia
Slovakia has been running trials using DAB for Early Warning Functionality (EWF), which were demonstrated this June. They have also carried out a consumer survey into DAB. Juraj Oravec of the Research Institute (VÚS) discusses the results of the EWF trial, the consumer research and what is next for the territory.
From WorldDAB:

All-female radio station launching today in the UK
23.10.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The latest JACK-branded radio station will play 100% female artists when it launches in the UK at midday on 23 October. The station is a brand extension with the Oxford station JACK FM and national UK station Union JACK.
From Radio Today:

UK DAB station JACK to launch first all-female radio channel
23.10.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
New national digital radio station Jack Radio launches at noon on 23 October with what is billed as a world-first broadcast radio format. Playing 100% female artists, the DAB station provides a platform for women in music, from established artists to new and emerging female talent.
From Music Week:

DAB+ tests taking place in Luxembourg
22.10.2018 - Luxembourg - Luxembourg
CBC, a subsidiary of Luxembourg broadcaster RTL, have been conducting tests of DAB+ broadcasts on Channel 7D, with two programmes on air. The test signals are reaching as far as the Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland regions of Germany, and over the Belgian border.
From Satellifax:

WorldDAB will hold its next General Assembly in Berlin
22.10.2018 - Germany - Germany
In a highly competitive audio environment, the radio media remains strong and the participants who will be present at the WorldDAB General Assembly on 6 and 7 November 2018 in Berlin will be able to see that DAB+ is essential for broadcasters to accompany their development. brand, to attract more listeners and increase revenues.
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