Austria

DAB+ expands in Germany and Austria
14.01.2019 - Austria - Austria - Germany - Germany
DAB+ continues its expansion in Germany, with Antenne Deutschland - a joint venture between Media Broadcast and Absolut Digital - due to start building and operating the country's second national network. In Austria, ORS - a subsidiary of the Austrian public broadcaster - will be launching the new multiplex in Vienna in May 2019, with 85% of the population of the country expected to be covered with DAB+ by 2020.
From Radio Visie:

85 percent of Austrian population to be covered by DAB+ by 2020
11.01.2019 - Austria - Austria
85% of the population of Austria is expected to be covered by DAB+ signals by 2020 as the country prepares for significant expansions in the field of DAB+ in 2019. The first phase of the expansion will be taking place on 28 May 2019 with the launch of the new multiplex in Vienna.
From Infosat:

DAB+ a key topic at Austrian Media Days as stakeholders discuss nationwide licence
23.10.2018 - Austria - Austria
A panel of radio industry experts gathered at Austrian Media Days to discuss the country’s recent nationwide DAB+ licence, awarded to ORS comm GmbH Co KG from April 2019 that will enable 11 commercial programmes to air digitally. KommAustria chairman Michael Ogris said as part of the panel that DAB+ was the way out of the FM frequency shortage in Austria, and that the broadcasting sector regarded DAB+ as an opportunity to grow its listening share.
From RTR-GmbH:

DAB+ at the fore at Austrian Media Days
26.09.2018 - Austria - Austria
Whether DAB+ is just an intermediary technology on the way to 5G, or whether it has a long-term perspective, was discussed at the Radio Summit at the Austrian Media Days event in Vienna. During the panel session "DAB+ - Intermediate Technology, Flop or Perspective", speakers noted that 5G technology would be mainly used for video, and would not reach peak usage until 2030.
From Horizont:

Austria will receive national radio via DAB+ from 2019
06.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
11 Radio stations have already signed up to broadcast via this DAB+ network, which by the end of 2020 can be received by almost 85% of the Austrians. The national DAB+ network will be rolled out in four phases from April 2019 to the autumn of 2020.
From Radio NL:

KommAustria launches nationwide DAB+ digital radio in Austria
03.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
Media authority KommAustria has for the first time granted a licence for a nationwide, DAB+ multiplex that will enable 11 commercial radio stations to broadcast via digital radio.
From Radioszene:

Nationwide digital radio in Austria can start in 2019
03.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
Media authority KommAustria has for the first time granted a licence for a nationwide, DAB+ multiplex that will enable 11 commercial radio stations to broadcast via digital radio.
From radioWoche:

KommAustria awards licence to ORS comm for DAB+ multiplex
03.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
Austrian regulator KommAustria has awarded a licence for DAB+ multiplex to ORS comm from 4 April 2019 for a period of ten years. Based on the licence, 11 private radio channels will broadcast nationwide in the new radio broadcasting standard DAB+. Some of them are new and some have been broadcasting only regionally.
From Telecompaper:

DAB+ to become available nationwide in Austria
03.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
Up to 83% of the Austrian population will receive DAB+ radio programming as the country's media regulator KommAustria has awarded the first nationwide DAB+ multiplex to network operator ORS. Digitalradio Österreich chairman Wolfgang Struber: "Our goal is to provide all listeners in Austria with more radio services on DAB+. We are very pleased about the positive license notification to the ORS for the national radio coverage."
From Digitalradio Österreich:

Austria to launch nationwide DAB+ in 2019
03.08.2018 - Austria - Austria
KommAustria has issued a 10-year DAB+ multiplex licence to network operator ORS, enabling 11 commercial radio stations to broadcast nationwide, some of which are new, and others are currently broadcast regionally. Said Michael Ogris, Chairman of KommAustria: “DAB+ is the way out of the FM radio frequency scarcity in Austria and allows much more radio programme variety."
From RTR: