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    “Radio.Content.Car” and more: Radiodays Europe 2024


    Radiodays Europe's 2024 theme was “Shaping the Changing Audio Landscape,” with sessions covering radio, audio, podcasts - and over 1,500 delegates attending from over 50 countries. WorldDAB Communications Manager, Will Jackson, reports from Munich.

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    WorldDAB centre stage at events in 2024


    It’s another packed year of amazing industry events around the world. We start this year with Paris Radio Show, from 6 February. Plus we hope to see you at our own WorldDAB Automotive 2024, which we’re delighted to announce this year will be in the beautiful city of Prague on 13 June.

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    IBC2023: DAB+ A firm foundation for radio


    How DAB+ offers a firm foundation for radio was the theme of this year's WorldDAB conference session at IBC2023. The launch of DAB+ in Ghana and emergency warnings delivered via DAB+ that could save lives were amongst the topics covered.

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    Radio’s digital future: DAB+ saving lives


    DAB+ is already loved by listeners for bringing them more of their favourite radio stations in digital quality. Now there’s another compelling reason – a new emergency warning function being developed in Germany could help save lives.

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    Car buyers survey 2021


    Broadcast radio continues to dominate as the most preferred source of in-car entertainment across the globe. Almost all (90%) of the survey respondents say a broadcast radio tuner should be standard equipment in every car, a trend that is consistent across age groups, indicating strong demand among current and future car buyers.

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    Meet us in Munich for Radiodays Europe 2024


    With just one month to go, we’re already excited about being part of Radiodays Europe 2024, in Munich from 17-19 March. WorldDAB will be well-represented at the three-day event at Munich Messe, including President, Jacqueline Bierhorst and Project Director, Bernie O’Neill. We'd love to see you there!

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    WorldDAB at IBC2023


    IBC is back in full force in 2023 - and WorldDAB will be there to meet familiar faces, make new friends - and stage a Sunday morning conference session with global digital radio experts exploring how DAB+ offers a firm foundation for radio’s digital future. Find out more - and get some top tips for the event.

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    Economic and environmental savings drive Long Wave switch-off


    This week’s news from the United Kingdom that the BBC will stop scheduling separate content for Radio 4 Long Wave follows several other high power Long Wave (LW) broadcasts ceasing. The high cost of analogue transmission, coupled with a reported difficulty in finding replacement parts for older obsolete equipment, is driving these decisions.

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    WorldDAB at Radiodays Europe 2023


    The radio industry gathered for the 2023 edition of Radiodays Europe, held in Prague to mark the centenary of Czech Radio. WorldDAB was there as delegates discussed the impact of AI, and the importance of securing radio's prominence in the connected car and on smart speakers. (Photo: Radiodays Europe)

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