Germany

DAB+ frequencies for private broadcasters in North Rhine-Westphalia to be available in first half of 2020
13.01.2020 - Germany - Germany
According to the regional government of North Rhine-Westphalia, in northern Germany, the first frequencies available on the new private statewide multiplex will be made available in the first half of 2020. Up to 15 private radio stations are expected to be broadcast on the multiplex.
From Infosat:

New DAB+ transmitters go live in Bavaria
13.01.2020 - Germany - Germany
Two new DAB+ transmitters have gone live in Oberammergau and Hohenpeisenberg, Bavaria, helping to further improve DAB+ reception in Germany's southeastern state. Approximately 720.000 people are now able to receive DAB+ digital radio in Bavaria.
From Czech Radio:

Retrofitting DAB+ in the car
11.01.2020 - Germany - Germany
This article outlines the different options available to car owners looking to retrofit DAB+ into their existing cars. Starting from December 21 2020, all new cars sold in Germany will include digital capabilities.
From welt.de:

Great response to DAB+ tender in Thuringia
06.01.2020 - Germany - Germany
Seven applications for DAB+ licences have been submitted to the call for tenders launched by the state of Thuringia, central Germany, in November 2019. The licences are expected to be allocated by the state's media regulator in the first half of 2020.
From Radio Empfgang:

High interest in DAB+ tender in Thuringia
06.01.2020 - Germany - Germany
Seven applications for DAB+ licences have been submitted to the call for tenders launched by the state of Thuringia, central Germany, in November 2019. The licences are expected to be allocated by the state's media regulator in the first half of 2020.
From Radio Szene:

Retrofitting DAB+ in the car - what are the options?
23.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
This article outlines the different options available to car owners looking to retrofit DAB+ into their existing cars. Starting from December 21 2020, all new cars sold in Germany will include digital capabilities.
From adac.de:

Second private DAB+ multiplex planned for Hamburg
20.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
A second private multiplex is set to launch in Hamburg in the near future. This follows an announcement made by the media regulator for the state of Schleswig-Holstein expressing plans to expand existing DAB+ services in Germany's northernmost state.
From Radio Woche:

DAB+ network expands in Germany
17.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
DAB+ has made significant progress in Germany in 2019 - with a growth of up to 34% in certain fields. There are now over 260 DAB+ stations, 65 of which are exclusively digital. In November, a federal law mandating digital radio in cars and certain types of receivers was also approved - it will be effective from the end of 2020. DAB+ receiver sales have also grown by 24% compared to 2018.
From dabplus.de:

WorldDAB session at TU Automotive examines radio’s place in the car
12.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
WorldDAB's session at TU Automotive, the leading telematics event for the automotive industry in Europe, brought together Audi’s Martin Koch, Antonio Arcidiacono from the EBU and Nick Piggott from RadioDNS to discuss the future of radio in the car.
From WorldDAB:

LFK eyes DAB+ network expansion in Baden-Württemberg
10.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
LFK, the media regulator for the state Baden-Württemberg in Germany, has announced its plans to expand the DAB+ digital radio network in the southwestern German state, as well as to trial small-scall DAB broadcasting.
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