Germany

DAB + in Kaltenkirchen: NDR increases broadcasting and coverage
17.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
Listeners in regions north of Hamburg can now receive DAB+ programming from Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), following the broadcaster switching on a new DAB+ transmitter in the town of Henstedt-Ulzburg.
From dabplus.de:

NDR expands DAB+ programming in northern Germany
17.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
Listeners in regions north of Hamburg can now receive DAB+ programming from Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), following the broadcaster switching on a new DAB+ transmitter in the town of Henstedt-Ulzburg.
From InfoDigital:

IBC2018: 2wcom Shows FlexNsert+ and FlexXtract+
15.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
2wcom is highlighting its FlexNsert and FlexXtract solutions for DAB and DAB+ over satellite at IBC2018. Already in operation at national broadcasters in Norway, Germany and the Netherlands, 2wcom says that when FlexNsert+ and FlexXtract+ are integrated into the DAB/DAB+ transmission chain, broadcasters can use existing legacy (ETI) as well as IP-capable transmitters (EDI).
From Radio World:

IBC2018: AVT announces Magic DABMux at IBC2018
WorldDAB Members News - 15.09.2018 - AVT Audio Video Technologies GmbH - Germany - Germany
Visitors of IBC2018 will get their first look at the Magic DABMux at IBC at the AVT Audio Video Technologies booth (Hall 8, E76). AVT has also announced the sale of a Magic DABMux multiplexer to Hessen Digital Radio in Germany. In addition, a companion Magic AE1 DAB+ Go audio encoder was installed at a program provider for Hessen to facilitate operation.
From Radio World:

Strong digital radio growth in Germany affirmed by minister Heike Raab
13.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
The significant growth in digital radio in Germany was underlined by the release of the Digitisation Report 2018 last week, which confirmed strong results DAB+ in key markets, access, reach, sales plus market increase against other platforms. The announcement of the findings were supported by the keynote speech from German minister Heike Raab, and by Deutschlandradio director Stefan Raue declaring: "The future of radio is digital".
From WorldDAB:

TechniSat presents new DAB+ models at IFA Berlin 2018
12.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
TechniSat presented three DAB+ models that were developed in Germany, reflecting findings that DAB+ is growing in Germany in the latest digitisation report.
From Eifel Zeitung:

DAB+ approved for radio B2 in Hesse region of Germany
10.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
The LPR Hessen Assembly has allowed the distribution of three radio programmes via DAB+. The approval authorises the use of the multiplexes in Rhein-Main / Südhessen and in Northern Hesse to enable radio B2 to broadcast via DAB+. The two non-commercial local radio stations "Freies Radio Kassel" and "Rundfunk Meißner" can also distribute their programmes permanently on DAB+.
From radioWoche:

12 million Germans have access to DAB+
10.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
In Germany in 2018, 18.1% of the population has access to at least one DAB+ receiver, with two million sold in the last 12 months (including 700,000 original equipment radios, 4.4 million equipped vehicles). This results in 40% of new vehicles that are now equipped as standard DAB+.
From La Lettre Pro:

How much does DAB+ cost in Rhineland-Palatinate?
05.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
What costs do private broadcasters have to expect if they want to distribute a program via DAB+ in Rhineland-Palatinate? A new study commissioned by the Bavarian Media Center (LMK) investigates the cost of DAB+ operation, forecasting projections, and also identifying where costs will arise. "With the study, we have created a sound and indispensable basis for entering into discussions with radio broadcasters about the implementation of a private DAB supply in Rhineland-Palatinate," said LMK Director Dr. med. Marc Jan Eumann.
From Radioszene:

LMK plans entry of private DAB+ supply in Rhineland-Palatinate - Round Table
05.09.2018 - Germany - Germany
The State Center for Media and Communications Rhineland-Palatinate (LMK) and the State Chancellery Rhineland-Palatinate intend to conduct a round table discussion at the end of October 2018 to design the future DAB+ supply in the country. According to the LMK, the entry of a private DAB+ supply in Rhineland-Palatinate could significantly increase the attractiveness of Digital Broadcasting via DAB + from 2020 with a new variety of programmes.
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