Germany

Sangean releases new Revery R6 DAB+ receiver
20.03.2019 - Germany - Germany
The newly released Sangean Revery R6 - also known as DDR-66BT - offers an all-rounder radio listening experience that includes DAB+ and FM receivers, web radio and apps for streaming, Bluetooth, an integrated CD player and MP3 playback.
From Sat Vision:

DAB+ gains ground in western Germany
20.03.2019 - Germany - Germany
The committee of the North Rhine-Westphalia Regional Media Council has approved the application for two DAB+ multiplex for the West German state. Last year, the regional media council organised a call for tenders, with 47 parties expressing interest in a DAB+ broadcasting licence.
From Radio.nl:

Digitalisation of Deutschlandradio in Bavaria continues
WorldDAB Members News - 15.03.2019 - Deutschlandradio - Germany - Germany
In the summer of 2019, Deutschlandradio will be switching to digital radio broadcasting technology with DAB+ in the Bavarian regions of Amberg, Füssen and Kempten. A longtime advocate and pioneer of digital radio, the first public broadcaster continues to strengthen its DAB+ transmission network.
From Radio Szene:

National DAB+ network continues to grow in Germany
12.03.2019 - Germany - Germany
The expansion of the first national digital radio multiplex in Germany continues to progress, with 13 new sites expected to launch this year. This will bring the total number of transmitters to 137.
From dabplus.de:

Bayerischer Rundfunk improves DAB+ reception in Bavaria with new transmitter
06.03.2019 - Germany - Germany
Bayerischer Rundfunk will set to open a new DAB+ transmitter in the Bavarian region Memmingen on Friday 8 March 2019. This transmitter is set to improve the DAB+ reception in the western district of Unterallgäu, particularly in and around the city of Memmingen.
From Infosat:

New DAB+ stations available in Bremerhaven
26.02.2019 - Germany - Germany
As of February 28, five additional private regional radio stations will be available via DAB+ in Bremerhaven, Germany. The regional multiplex covers a total of about 1.2 million inhabitants in the federal state of Bremen and in neighbouring Lower Saxony.
From Radio Szene:

Over 1.4 million DAB+ receivers sold in Germany last year
25.02.2019 - Germany - Germany
An increasing number of people are acquiring DAB+ receivers in Germany, as the latest figures released by the German Home Electronics Market Index (HEMIX) highlight that 1.4 million DAB+ receivers were sold in Germany in 2018, corresponding to a growth of around 10 percent compared to 2017.
From dabplus.de:

DAB+ soon to be mandatory in German receivers
18.02.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has submitted a draft bill for the amendment of the Telecommunications Act (TKG) with the aim of driving the implementation of DAB+ in Germany.

All radio stations in Bavaria soon to be digital
15.02.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Bavarian State Center for New Media (BLM) has decided to enable the simultaneous digital distribution of local FM radio programs in the local DAB coverage area of ​​the Alpine foothills. The implementation is planned for July in the western part of the Alpine foothills, and 2020 for the eastern part, with Bavaria set to become first state to be able to offer the entire VHF radio service via DAB+.
From Infosat:

DAB+ popularity on the rise despite growth of streaming services and internet radio
14.02.2019 - Germany - Germany
Digitalisation is progressing faster and faster on the radio, with the total number of DAB+ devices in Germany having increased last year by more than 2 million, to nearly 12 million devices. The number of households equipped with DAB+ devices rose to 17 percent in 2018 (compared to 15.1 percent in 2017), meaning that more than one in every six households now has at least one DAB+ receiver.
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