South Africa

South African regulator ICASA initiates digital radio discussion paper
23.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
The South African broadcast regulator ICASA has published a discussion paper containing information on digital audio broadcasting services in the country. ICASA expects written proposals from all interested parties on the discussion paper.
From Mediasat:

Russia plans DAB+ deployment, while South Africa to survey interest in digital radio
20.04.2018 - Russian Federation - Russian Federation - South Africa - South Africa
The Russian Commission presented a report on the possibility of working in Russia on DAB+ networks. It was decided that DAB+ technology could be used, pending certain conditions and availability of frequencies and changes in regulation. In South Africa, communications authority ICASA plans to conduct a survey to launch terrestrial digital radio in South Africa.
From La Lettre Pro:

New Volkswagen Tiguain AllSpace
18.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
All three trim levels have a generous list of standard equipment that includes climate control, parking sensors and 18-inch alloy wheels, plus VW’s Discover Navigation infotainment system with DAB and Bluetooth connectivity.
From Citizen South Africa:

South Africa on path to DAB+ radio
16.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
South Africa is making new moves to implement digital radio services, after regulator ICASA published a discussion document on the subject, giving the public until early June to comment. "The overall summary of findings indicated the DAB+ trial achieved a large portion of the total scope of the trial. The DAB+ technology proved to be easy to implement, in that it is power and spectrum efficient," ICASA said during a testing phase for DAB+ in November 2013.
From ITWeb:

Icasa publishes discussion document on digital sound broadcasting services
16.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
A new discussion document published by the South African communication authority Icasa, gives notice of their intention to conduct an inquiry on implementing a digital radio broadcasting service in South Africa. Interested parties are invited to make written representations within 45 working days.
From Bizcommunity.com:

Icasa takes first step to commercial digital radio in SA
13.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
Communications regulator Icasa has taken the first step to possibly introducing DAB+ radio in South Africa. The authority has published a discussion document on digital sound broadcasting services to solicit feedback from the industry. Parties interested in commenting on the discussion document must make representations with 45 days.
From Moneyweb.co.za:

Icasa takes first step to commercial digital radio in South Africa
13.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
Councillor Dimakatso Qocha said digital radio could help improve spectrum efficiency and management, and offer more choice for consumers.
From TechCentral:

Icasa looking to move digital radio forward in South Africa
13.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
Icasa has published a discussion document as part of the process to implement digital radio.
From MyBroadband:

South African communications authority ICASA to consider DAB+ as part of digital radio inquiry
13.04.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
The discussion document released by ICASA gives notice of the authority's intention to conduct an inquiry into the prospects of implementing a digital sound broadcasting service in South Africa. Interested parties are invited to make written representations within 45 working days.
From ICASA:

Audi A7 Sportback (2018)
22.02.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
The radio will adapt between FM, DAB and web channels in the new Audi A7 Sportback.
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