AGCOM launches new call for tender for national DAB stations
10.02.2020 - Italy - Italy
Italian regulator AGCOM and national network operators DAB Italia, Eurodab and RAI have published a new call for tenders for up to 14 new national DAB+ digital radio channels.

Further expansion of national DAB+ network in Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 23.01.2020 - DAB Italia - Italy - Italy
Italian national DAB+ network operator, DAB Italia, continues the expansion of its national DAB+ network by recently launching further DAB transmission sites in several regions across the country including Abruzzo, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Campania, Piedmont Valle d'Aosta, Umbria and Molise.
From DAB Italia:

Italy gears up for implementation of EECC
22.01.2020 - Italy - Italy
According to the association of radio and TV broadcasters, Confindustria Radio Televisioni (CRTV), starting from December 21, 2020 all new cars, including commercial vehicles, for sale in Italy will have DAB + radio as standard. From 1 June 2019, it has been mandatory for sellers to prepare a possible future installation of a DAB + radio in vehicles ready for sale. As an interim measure, until December 2020, car manufacturers will be able to offer vehicles for sale car radios without DAB+ up to a maximum of 10% of the vehicles that were produced and registered in 2019.
From Corriere Comunicazioni:

New development plan for DAB Italia's digital radio network
WorldDAB Members News - 17.01.2020 - DAB Italia - Italy - Italy
DAB Italia's 2020 development plan provides for increased coverage especially in the southern and island regions (Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia) with particular attention to the major road routes. DAB Italia will extend coverage to all provincial capitals not yet covered. The development plan also provides for increased coverage in Liguria and in the Apennine and Alpine ridges.
From DAB Italia:

Agcom imposes equitable frequency allocation for Italian radio
05.12.2019 - Italy - Italy
New regulation put into force by Agcom, the Italian regulator, requires national network operators for digital radio to guarantee access to DAB+ broadcasts for new broadcasters defined as independent.

Agcom to publish DAB+ frequency allocations by end of 2019
23.10.2019 - Italy - Italy
The plan, which is set to be implemented no earlier than in June 2022, will include national and local frequency allocations, and address the issue of interference with neighbouring countries such as France, Croatia and Greece, amongst others.

EuroDAB Italia begins airing BBC World Service
WorldDAB Members News - 17.10.2019 - EuroDab Italia - Italy - Italy
BBC World Service and EuroDAB Italia have entered into an agreement to broadcast the global network’s rich mix of BBC News, documentaries, business, sports, arts and science programs as a new service included in EuroDAB Italia’s DAB+ multiplex.
From Radio World:

BBC World Service launches on DAB+ in Italy
10.10.2019 - Italy - Italy
National network operator EuroDAB Italia has announced the launch of BBC World Service on its DAB+ network in Italy, where DAB+ population coverage has reached 84%.

BBC World Service launches on DAB+ in Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 10.10.2019 - EuroDab Italia - Italy - Italy
National network operator EuroDAB Italia has announced the launch of BBC World Service on its DAB+ network in Italy, where DAB+ population coverage has reached 84%.
From Touchpoint:

Italian Minister of Economic Development to make way for radio digitisation
09.10.2019 - Italy - Italy
Italy's news Minister of Economic Development Stefano Patuanelli has expressed his commitment to DAB+ and the radio industry's transition to digital radio, highlighting his plan to increase the number of DAB+ frequencies available.
From Ministry of Economic Development: