France

French listeners urged to acquire DAB+ radios
10.12.2018 - France - France
Radio listeners in France are encouraged to acquire a DAB+ radio as the country continues its transition toward digital radio standards.70% of the population of France is expected to be covered with DAB+ in the next three years.
From La Lettre Pro:

DAB+ now covering Lyon and Strasbourg
07.12.2018 - France - France
The official launch ceremonies are to take place in Lyon and Strasbourg on 12 and 19 December respectively. At the latter, CSA President Nicolas Curien will announce the 20% threshold needed to trigger the law requiring manufacturers to equip receivers with DAB has been achieved.
From Crooner:

Radio is experiencing a digital revolution
06.12.2018 - France - France
After Paris, Marseille, Nice and Lille, Mulhouse and the wider Alsace region are now serviced by DAB+. 25 radio stations, many of which are new and did not exist on the FM band, are now available in the eastern city of Mulhouse.
From M+ Info:

70% of the population in France covered by 2020
06.12.2018 - France - France
The launches of DAB+ in Strasbourg and Lyon are expected to help reach 20% population coverage in France, the threshold needed to trigger a law requiring French manufacturers to include a DAB+ chip in their equipment within 18 months. According to the CSA, 70% of the population will be covered by DAB+ by 2020 as DAB+ continues to be rolled out across major cities in France.
From La Lettre Pro:

WorldDAB's Jean-Marc Dubreuil on Euradio.fr to mark the launch of DAB+ in Lyon and Strasbourg
05.12.2018 - France - France
Interviewed by Euradio to mark the launch of DAB+ in Lyon and Strasbourg, WorldDAB's Jean-Marc Dubreuil touches on the future of radio, the rollout of DAB+ in France, and the latest developments of DAB+ in Europe and beyond.
From euradio.fr:

DAB+ launches in Lyon
05.12.2018 - France - France
Following the launches in Paris, Marseille, Nice and Lille, DAB + is now available in Lyon and surrounding areas in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. 46 DAB+ radio stations are expected to be on air in the region in coming weeks.
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DAB+ launches in Alsace
05.12.2018 - France - France
DAB+ continues its successful rollout across France as it launches in the French region of Alsace. A total of 43 DAB+ stations are expected to be available in the Haut-Rhin and Bas-Rhin regions of Alsace in the near future.
From dabplus.fr:

DAB+ launches in Lyon
04.12.2018 - France - France
DAB+ broadcasting will be available in and around the Lyon area as of December 5th, 2018, giving listeners more choice and a better listening experience. Once population coverage in across the country reaches 20%, France will trigger a law requiring manufacturers to include a DAB+ chip in their equipment.
From Lyon Capitale:

DAB+ soon to be featured in all receivers in France
04.12.2018 - France - France
Having recently launched in Lyon, Lille and Strasbourg, as well as Nice, Marseille and Paris in 2015, 20% population coverage is expected to be achieved in France by the end of 2018, at which point a law requiring all receivers to be equipped with DAB+ will be triggered.
From strategies.fr:

Leading French broadcasters opting for DAB+
26.11.2018 - France - France
The leading French private radio stations have all shown interest in acquiring a licence allowing them to broadcast DAB+ following the call from application from the CSA in November 2018. This will allow them to cover more territory, benefit from improved signal continuity and provide listeners with a better listening experience.
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