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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  • Eecc

    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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    Interest in DAB+ at SET Brazil 2020


    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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    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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  • Tu

    How are radio broadcasters embracing new connected technologies to remain relevant?


    This week, TU Automotive held an online webinar looking at how radio broadcasters are embracing new connected technologies to remain relevant in the car. Hosted by Doug Newcomb from Ward Intelligence, speakers included Laurence Harrison from the WorldDAB Automotive Working Group, Scott Brunell from Ford Motor Company, and and Joe D'Angelo from Xperi.

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  • Deutsch

    Germany – more listeners and higher advertising revenue with second national mux


    In a recent article published in one of Germany’s largest newspapers, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Antenne Deutschland’s CEO Joe Pawlas discusses how the launch of Germany’s second national commercial multiplex will help further boost the radio and audio landscape in Germany.

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