Italy

BBC World Service launches in Italy via DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 18.06.2019 - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - Italy - Italy - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
For the first time, DAB+ listeners in Italy can tune in to the BBC World Service in English. Thanks to an agreement with DAB+ multiplex provider Eurodab Italia, the network’s rich mix of BBC News, documentaries, business, sports, arts and science programmes are now available across the country.
From BBC:

DAB+ mandatory in all new receiversin Italy from 2020
18.06.2019 - Italy - Italy
Starting from the 1 January 2020, all new radio receivers released in Italy will have to include DAB+ digital radio as standard. This applies to domestic radios as well as in-car radios. The number of DAB+ receivers in Italian homes and cars is estimated at 4.3 million.
From Tom's Hardware:

WorldDAB Automotive 2019 studies DAB+ in the dash
17.06.2019 - Italy - Italy
The impressive growth and development of DAB will be covered during WorldDAB Automotive 2019, WorldDAB’s annual event that seeks to promote the uptake of digital terrestrial radio in cars across Europe. This year’s event will take place on Thursday June 20 at the Lingotto Centre in Turin, Italy, with over 200 senior executives from across the radio and automotive industries set to attend the conference.
From Radio World:

Italy welcomes new DAB+ multiplex in Umbria
18.04.2019 - Italy - Italy
Local broadcasters have switched on a new DAB+ multiplexer in the Umbria region of Italy. Members of the Aeranti-Corallo association of local radio and TV broadcasters activated the new MUX, “Radiofonia locale digitale Umbria,” which transmits on the 10C block. This latest local digital radio MUX, which is located in Colle della Trinità, carries content from stations including Max Radio Classic; Radio Blu; Radio Galileo; Radio Studio Delta; and Simply Radio.
From Radio World:

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.
From digitalradio.it:

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: