Germany

DAB + in Bavaria: every third person has a receiver
01.07.2019 - Germany - Germany
Over 31 percent of the population aged 14 and over in Bavaria has access to at least one DAB+ receiver at home and/or in the car - approximately 3.5 million people, and about 600,000 more than a year ago. The number of DAB+ car radios in the Bavarian state has also increased by about 180,000 over the past 12 months.
From dabplus.de:

All Bavarian radio stations on DAB+ from 2020
WorldDAB Members News - 28.06.2019 - Bayerische Landeszentrale fur neue Medien (BLM) - Germany - Germany
Bavaria is to become the first federal state in Germany in which all FM radio stations are also broadcast in DAB+, as of 2020. Commenting on the announcement, the president of BLM - the regulatory authority for new media in Bavaria - stated that digital radio had reached the "point of no return".
From Heise:

Deutschlandradio switches to DAB+ in three Bavarian cities
25.06.2019 - Germany - Germany
Deutschlandradio has announced it will be switching off its FM frequencies in three Bavarian cities in coming months - Amberg, Füssen and Kempten. Once the switch off is complete, the public broadcaster will instead rely on distribution via DAB+.
From Radio Woche:

Licence extension for first national multiplex in Germany
21.06.2019 - Germany - Germany
The licence for the first national multiplex in Germany has been extended until 31 December 2035. This extension provides long term security for planning and investment decisions regarding the development of DAB+ in Germany.
From DABplus.de:

DAB+ increasingly popular in Germany
19.06.2019 - Germany - Germany
The growing interest in DAB+ in Germany is reflected in the growing number of digital radio receivers, with over 1.4 million sold in Germany in 2018 alone. Population coverage in the country stands at 98%, and more and more private broadcasters are aiming to make their brand future-proof through DAB+.
From DABplus.de:

DAB+ launches in Bremerhaven, Germany
13.06.2019 - Germany - Germany
Listeners in the region of Bremerhaven, northern Germany, are now able to listen to DAB+ digital radio. The new DAB+ transmitter installed in Schiffdorf covers Nordenham, Langen, Loxstedt and Bokel.
From Radio Woche:

DAB+ for German islands in the north sea
12.06.2019 - Germany - Germany
Listeners living in parts of northern Germany are able to benefit from DAB+ digital radio since the start of June.The new DAB+ transmitter in Morsum, Sylt serves the islands of Sylt, Amrum and Föhr, as well as the coastal areas north and south of Dagebül.
From NDR:

DAB receiver testing with IZT
WorldDAB Members News - 05.06.2019 - Innovationszentrum für Telekommunikationstechnik GmbH IZT - Germany - Germany
Digitisation in the automotive sector is continuously raising the bar when it comes to reliable test equipment. WorldDAB member IZT offers a number of tailored solutions for testing automotive entertainment systems.
From IZT:

Northern Germany lays groundwork for DAB+
31.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
Schleswig-Holstein, the northern German state that borders with Denmark, has launched a call for tenders as it prepares for the upcoming launch of DAB+ in the region. The deadline for application is 28 June 2019.
From Radio Woche:

250 regional DAB+ stations on air across Germany
30.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
With 98 percent of the population covered and approximately 250 regional DAB+ stations on air, Germany's radio digitisation continues to progress. 13 new transmitters are expected to be installed across the country by the end of 2019 to fill in the gaps.
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