Volkswagen and Skoda to include DAB+ radio in cars as standard in all cars sold in Italy
09.04.2019 - Italy - Italy
The automobile manufacturer has announced that all new Volkswagen and Skoda cars released in Italy will now include DAB+ digital radio as standard at no extra cost. As of 1 January 2020, all new cars sold in Italy are required to be equipped with DAB+ digital radio capabilities.

Bcast to provide Italian operator Prais with DAB+ solutions
21.03.2019 - Italy - Italy
According to the agreement, Polish company Bcast will provide Prais and the Digital Radio Group consortium with DABCAST, a technology solution that enables broadcasters to create a radio signal in DAB+ while keeping costs relatively low.
From Wirtualnemedia:

Italy journey to digitisation boosted with launch of popular stations on DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 15.03.2019 - EuroDab Italia - Italy - Italy
Italy's most listened to radio station RTL 102.5 has been added to EuroDAB Italia's national multiplex, alongside new stations RTL News Salute, RTL Rewind and Subasio XL. The national multiplex, which has been operating since 2001, is currently available for approximately 80% of the Italian population.
From Radio Speaker:

All Italian national broadcasters on DAB+
19.02.2019 - Italy - Italy
Virgin Radio and Radio Monte Carlo (RMC) will now be broadcast on DAB+ by the Italian network operator EuroDAB Italia - which has been operating since 2001 and now covers approximately 80% of the Italian population - meaning all national broadcasters available on analogue radio will now be available on DAB+.
From Prima Online:

All new cars in Europe soon to be equipped with DAB+
11.02.2019 - Italy - Italy
The European Code of Electronic Communications entered into force on 20 December 2018, meaning EU Member States have two years have to incorporate the code into their national legislation. Italy is the first country to have applied the European directive in advance - as of 1 June 2019, wholesalers, retailers and automotive brands will be required to sell receivers with at least one digital interface to receive digital broadcasts, while all domestic and automotive receivers sold after 1 January 2020 will be required to include digital audio capabilities.
From Digital Radio:

All national radios now on DAB+
05.02.2019 - Italy - Italy
Virgin Radio and Radio Monte Carlo (RMC) are now nationally broadcasted by the national DAB service provider EuroDABItalia, which covers 75% of Italian population. With the 3 national multiplexes on air - Rai Way, DAB Italia and Eurodab - all public and commercial national broadcasters are now on air in DAB+.
From Newslinet:

DAB+ radio - the digital revolution Italy has been waiting for
30.01.2019 - Italy - Italy
This article gives a detailed overview of DAB+ in Europe, with particular focus on the development of digital radio in Italy. It highlights some of the challenges and opportunities presented by DAB+, as well as emphasising the Italian receiver law that will require all receivers sold starting from 2020 to include built-in DAB+ capabilities.
From Ci Siamo:

RAI expands DAB+ coverage in Northern Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 17.01.2019 - RAI - Radiotelevisione Italiana - Italy - Italy
Italian public broadcaster RAI continues to expand DAB+ coverage in the country, having just switched on a number of transmitters in the northern part of the country. National coverage has now risen to 49%, and is expected to reach 57% by the end of the year.

RAI accelerates digital radio growth in Italy with new transmitters
15.01.2019 - Italy - Italy
RAI switched on 8 new transmitters at the end of 2018, bringing the total number of DAB+ transmitters operated by the public broadcaster in the country to 33, with the total national coverage in Italy now standing at 49%.

South Tyrol region now entirely covered by DAB+ signal
08.01.2019 - Italy - Italy
99.6% of the population of the Northern Italian region of South Tyrol - also known as Alto Adige - is now covered with DAB+ signal following the launch of new transmitters at the end of 2018, with up to 22 radio stations available.
From Digitalni Radio: