WorldDAB blogs

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    DAB+ digital radio – the most affordable way to broadcast radio


    New research presented by Arqiva at IBC 2019 compares the costs for broadcast radio using FM, DAB+ and IP. FM is the most expensive distribution channel, at £0.00105 per hour. IP provided the second most expensive channel, costing £0.00047 per hour. DAB+ is the most affordable channel, at £0.00033 per hour.

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    EU directive reveals European vision for radio digitisation


    The European Electronic Communications Code requires new car radios sold in the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio, in addition to any FM or AM functionality which manufacturers may want to include. The code also grants EU member states the power to introduce rules requiring consumer radios to include digital capability.

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    Three new members join WorldDAB


    Three new organisations have joined WorldDAB since May 2020. They are Malta's network operator Digi B Network Ltd., Chinese receiver manufacturer Hidaka Corporation and Azerbaijan's network operator Radio-Television Broadcasting and Satellite Communications Production Unity (Teleradio PU). WorldDAB now has a total of 106 members from 32 countries.

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    France – DAB+ strategic for broadcast, despite drop in advertising revenues


    Despite consumers’ increasing interest in DAB+, broadcasters in France are now facing a uncertain future caused by the coronavirus outbreak and drop in advertising revenues. However, new DAB+ services continue to launch in the country, with regional DAB+ services set to launch in Bordeaux and Toulouse in the summer.

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    Four new members join WorldDAB


    We’re pleased to announce four new Members have joined WorldDAB since November 2019. They are Danish public broadcaster Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Dutch digital radio organisation Digital Radio NL, Japanese DAB solution provider M’s STYLE TECHNOLOGY Corp. and Japanese receiver manufacturer Yamaha Corporation. WorldDAB now has a total of 105 members from 31 countries.

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    Serbia to extend DAB+ trial in 2020


    With over 400 radio stations available across the country, and over half of the country’s seven million inhabitants listening to the radio on a daily basis, it’s safe to say that Serbia’s radio listening habits are on par with the rest of Europe.

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