Germany

New DAB models from Pure shown at IFA
WorldDAB Members News - 19.09.2017 - Pure - Germany - Germany
At the IFA trade show this year, digital radio specialist Pure displayed a trio of new radios, the "Siesta Rise S", "Pop Midi S" and "Pop Maxi S". All three devices are FM/DAB+ Duo solutions from Radiowecker, via a portable small variant, to the compact model for the domestic four walls.
From Digital Fernsehen:

Radio listening in Nordland now at same level as before FM shutdown
18.09.2017 - Norway - Norway - Germany - Germany
In 2017, Norwegian radio will be moving from analogue to digital technology. The conversion to digital radio is done regionally. In the administrative region of Nordland, the first region in which the FM stations were switched off, listeners are currently reaching the same values ​​as 2016: in the second quarter of 2017, 64.2% of the population of Northern Germany listened to radio, compared with 64.8% in the second Quarter 2016.
From Digital Radio Norway:

Fraunhofer IIS and RFmondial unveil RF-DAB
WorldDAB Members News - 15.09.2017 - Fraunhofer IIS - Netherlands - Netherlands - Germany - Germany
At IBC2017, Fraunhofer IIS and RFmondial are showcasing the Fraunhofer MultimediaPlayer technology as part of RFmondial's new DAB monitoring receiver RF-DAB for transmitter, content and remote-coverage monitoring.
From Radio World:

Radio / Tele FFH considering DAB+ expansion
14.09.2017 - Germany - Germany
Radio / Tele FFH GmbH & Co. BetriebsKG, the operator of radio stations HIT RADIO FFH, planet radio and harmony.fm, is planning the expansion of DAB+ in Hessen. The group, which is currently only broadcasting its programs in the Rhine-Main region via DAB+, is now aiming at future nationwide distribution.
From radiowoche.de:

DAB+ on show at IAA 2017
14.09.2017 - Germany - Germany
The ARD stand, managed by Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), the public broadcaster for the state of Hesse, will be showcasing digital radio to attendees at IAA, the leading international trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics.
From WorldDAB:

Meet Qbit at IBC 2017
14.09.2017 - Germany - Germany - Netherlands - Netherlands
At IBC 2017, Qbit have a selection of their newest broadcast equipment on display, including the Q568 DAB+ Multichannel Audio Encoder and will demo a small scale DAB+ system.
From Qbit:

NDR programmes in Göttingen now also on DAB+
14.09.2017 - Germany - Germany
Radio listeners in the Göttingen area are now getting their NDR programmes in even better quality. The new Göttingen DAB+ transmitter supplies the region between Northeim and Friedland in Lower Saxony. NDR's radio programs will also be received via DAB+ in Moringen, Hardegsen, Dransfeld, Rosdorf and Nörten-Hardenberg.
From NDR:

In Germany DAB+ now exceeds satellite, cable and internet radio
WorldDAB Members News - 12.09.2017 - Media Broadcast GmbH - Germany - Germany
The number of Germans who own a DAB+ radio has grown to over 11 million, and on average 2.5 million people listen to the service each day, according to an annual survey by distributor Media Broadcast. About one quarter of radio receivers in the home and cars support DAB+, and the digital format accounts for 14% of daily radio use according to the survey, which was presented at the recent IFA show in Berlin.
From Radio Magazine:

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Volkswagen introduces T-Roc crossover with DAB
12.09.2017 - Germany - Germany - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Entry-level T-Roc models will get LED daytime running lights, DAB audio, Bluetooth and 16-inch steel wheels.
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European markets announce support for European DAB digital radio receiver standard
WorldDAB Members News - 08.09.2017 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) - Germany - Germany - United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Norway - Norway - Switzerland - Switzerland - Netherlands - Netherlands - Belgium - Belgium - Italy - Italy
European digital radio markets came together to announce support for the newly published ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) Euro standard for DAB digital radio.This standard has been agreed as the Minimum Specification for DAB digital radio receivers across Europe and is supported by WorldDAB and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), as well as broadcasters and manufacturers in Germany, the UK, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.
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