Great interest for DAB+ licences in Saarland
16.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
The state media authority of Saarland has revealed the applicants that have expressed interest in DAB+ broadcasting licences in the southwestern region of Germany. The decision is set to be announced at the Media Council meeting on 12 September 2019.
From Radio Szene:

DAB+ radio demand on the rise in Germany
16.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
According to data released by the German retailer Idealo, the demand for DAB+ radio receivers in Germany has increased by 43 percent since 2016. Specifically, the demand for DAB+ radios increased by 17 percent from 2016 to 2017, and 26 percent from 2017 to 2018.
From Idealo:

Media Broadcast continues nationwide DAB+ network expansion
15.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
James Kessel, Managing Director, Product Management at Media Broadcast discusses DAB+ and the future of radio, the company's continued expansion across Germany and the potential for the launch of a second nationwide DAB+ network in the near future.
From Meinungsbarometer:

IZT launches new wide-band receiver
WorldDAB Members News - 15.05.2019 - Innovationszentrum für Telekommunikationstechnik GmbH IZT - Germany - Germany
The newly launched IZT R5010 is a wide-band receiver with a frequency range up to 6 GHz, up to 120 MHz instantaneous bandwidth and powerful internal signal processing.
From IZT:

German broadcasters launch nationwide DAB+ promotion campaign
09.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
Public and commercial broadcasters jointly promote DAB+ with a month long campaign that includes TV spots, nationwide radio spots, print ads, social media and retailer employee training programmes. Messaging focuses on clear, digital sound and free reception, especially on the move.

Sangean launches new DAB+ receivers
08.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
Sangean has launched two new DAB+ receivers - the Utility 40 Plus and Utility 50. These sturdy new DAB+ receivers have been designed for outdoor use - they include built-in LED rechargeable batteries and are water and dust resistant.
From Sangean:

GFU publishes DAB+ buyer guide
07.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
German consumer electronics body GFU has published a DAB+ buyers guide aimed at both end consumers and retailers. The pocket guide provides extensive information on the range of DAB+ radio receivers currently available. Read more and download the guide at

Media Broadcast expands DAB+ offering in Bremen, Germany
03.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
Service provider Media Broadcast has announced that with the addition of Radio 90.4 on the Bremen multiplex, the total number of DAB+ stations available to listeners in the region now stands at 33. There are now more DAB+ stations than FM in and around Bremen.
From Infosat:

Call for tenders launched in Berlin and Brandenburg
02.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Berlin-Brandenburg Media Council (mabb) has launched a new call for tenders for DAB+ broadcasting licences in Berlin and the surrounding state of Brandenburg. Applications must be submitted by 28 June 2019.
From Radio Szene:

Sonoro launches new Elite music system
02.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Elite music system includes DAB+ digital radio and FM, Internet radio, CD, Bluetooth as well as supporting various streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and Amazon Music. The Elite will be available from all premium and specialist retailers as well as online from the end of May 2019.
From Sonoro: