France

France scraps DMB from its legislation in favour of DAB+
22.03.2019 - France - France
France has removed DMB - previously expected to become the standard for digital transmission - from its national legislation in favour of DAB+, highlighting yet again the country's commitment to digital audio broadcasting. France plans to launch two DAB+ national multiplexes early next year, with regional and local networks already operating across a number of locations.
From Czech Radio:

National DAB+ broadcasts in France to start in 2020
11.03.2019 - France - France
The radio stations that were granted a national DAB+ license by the French regulator CSA are set to start broadcasts in early 2020. All of Radio France's national stations have been granted a license, while RTL, RMC and Europe 1 were also selected by the CSA.
From Midi Libre:

All major French radio groups soon on DAB+
07.03.2019 - France - France
The CSA has announced the list of radio stations that have been given a DAB+ licence, with all major radio groups in France having been granted a licence to broadcast. With DAB+ population coverage in France now having reached 20%, receivers sold in France must now integrate DAB+ .
From Tele Cable Sat:

DAB+ in France - how, what, why?
06.03.2019 - France - France
This article published by Le Monde - the leading national publication in France - reports on the latest developments related to DAB+ taking place in France, highlighting the ways in which consumers in France will benefit from an improved listening experience.
From Le Monde:

French regulator CSA announces results for national call for tender
06.03.2019 - France - France
The Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) has announced the 18 radio groups that have been granted a national DAB+ broadcasting licence. These include all major commercial radio groups as well as a number of smaller independent radio stations.
From Le Figaro:

CSA to announce results for national call for tender
06.03.2019 - France - France
The Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) is set to announce the 18 radio groups that have been granted a national DAB+ broadcasting licence this week, as France continues its path towards the digitisation of radio.
From Les Echos:

French government confirms public broadcaster Radio France to launch nationally on DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 06.03.2019 - Radio France - France - France
As announced by the French Minister of Culture Franck Riester, all six of Radio France's radio stations - France Inter, Franceinfo, France Culture, France Musique, Fip and Mouv’ - will be available on DAB+. According to the Minister, this will provide listeners with more content, as well as improving overall sound quality.
From La Lettre Pro:

France’s CSA Names DAB+ License Winners for National Coverage
06.03.2019 - France - France
France’s Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel has published the list of stations that have received a DAB+ license to begin broadcasting nationwide via digital terrestrial radio in 2020.
From Radio World:

All Radio France stations turn to DAB+
06.03.2019 - France - France
As announced by the French minister of culture Frank Riester, France Inter, Franceinfo, France Culture, France Musique, Fip and Mouv’ will all be available on DAB+. According to the minister, this will provide listeners with more content, as well as improving overall sound quality.
From Le Monde:

French government confirms public broadcaster Radio France to launch nationally on DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 05.03.2019 - Radio France - France - France
As announced by the French Minister of Culture Franck Riester, all six of Radio France's radio stations - France Inter, Franceinfo, France Culture, France Musique, Fip and Mouv’ - will be available on DAB+. According to the Minister, this will provide listeners with more content, as well as improving overall sound quality.
From Radio France: