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DAB+ a big part of the digital audio revolution
20.02.2019 - France - France
The growing popularity of DAB+ was evident at this year's European Radio Show in Paris, which featured a number of sessions centered around the rise of digital radio in France and beyond. Having recently announced the obligation for French manufacturers to include DAB+ in their receivers, the CSA is now starting to consider a potential date for the switch off of the FM.
From La Lettre Pro:

Lille holds DAB+ concert to celebrate DAB+
20.02.2019 - France - France
The concert, which was organised by Africa n°1 and TV channel Melody d'Afrique to celebrate the launch of DAB+, brought together African music enthusiasts and professionals and featured a range of African artists including Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango.
From La Lettre Pro:

Towercast selects All In Media for DAB+ visual services
13.02.2019 - France - France
French broadcasting services operator towerCast is using All In Media’s Rapid software solution to power DAB+ visual services in France. AIM, which is part of the Xperi family of companies, is a supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry.
From Radio World:

DAB+ steals the headlines at European Radio Show
12.02.2019 - France - France
The 20% DAB+ population coverage threshold announced in France at the end of 2018 ensured DAB+ featured at the top of the agenda at the 2019 European Radio Show in Paris.
From Actu Onda:

UNESCO airs on DAB+ to mark World Radio Day
11.02.2019 - France - France
UNESCO is paying tribute to radio on Wednesday 13 February, with the 8th edition of World Radio Day. UNESCO is organising an event, open to the public, at its headquarters in Paris and will air on DAB+ and online from a temporary radio station.
From Radio World:

DAB+ to launch in Rouen in September
11.02.2019 - France - France
DAB+ continues to develop across France and is set to launch in the north-western city of Rouen and surrounding areas in September 2019. A total of 18 radio stations expected to go on air in the region.
From Tendance Ouest:

DAB+ offers new and varied possibilities
07.02.2019 - France - France
DAB+ offers listeners new features and services, and the means to continuously innovate. In this article, WorldDAB president Patrick Hannon touches on some of the advantages of DAB+, and how WorldDAB is helping drive the implementation of DAB+ across different markets and industries.
From La Lettre Pro:

DAB+ development helps attract record number of attendees at European Radio Show
06.02.2019 - France - France
The 16th edition of the European Radio Show attracted 7451 visitors - the highest number of attendees ever recorded at the show, which included a number of new offerings including a DAB+ pavilion, hackathon and a podcast space.
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Diversity and financial stability important for DAB+ licenses says CSA
06.02.2019 - France - France
Speaking at the European Radio Show, CSA president Nicolas Curien highlighted that financial stability and diversity offering will be taken into account when it comes to selecting the 24 private broadcasters to be granted national DAB+ licenses at the end of February.
From La Lettre Pro:

AIM to power towerCast visual DAB+ services in France
WorldDAB Members News - 05.02.2019 - Xperi Corporation - France - France
All in Media (AIM), part of Xperi’s family of companies, has announced that its Rapid software solution has been selected by towerCast to power DAB+ visual services in France. Rapid will manage DAB’s Dynamic Label Segment (scrolling text), slideshow, and Electric Program Guide (EPG) services on towerCast multiplexes in Lyon.
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