Polish Radio articulates arguments for digitisating radio

06.10.2021 - Poland Poland

Polish Radio scans the European radio landscape, noting the advancing rollout of DAB+ across several neighbouring countries. The President of Polish Radio, Agnieszka Kamińska clarifies the differences and complementarity between internet radio and broadcast radio, highlights the free to air and anonymous nature of broadcast radio, and indicates Polish Radio plans to launch further DAB+ services. Polish Radio currently has 41 DAB+ stations on air throughout Poland, covering 67% of the population. According to Witold Kołodziejski, the chairman of the National Broadcasting Council, the larger commercial broadcasters are afraid of losing their current position and fear increased competition.

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