South Africa

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.

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.
From Trusted Reviews:

Google research: DAB+ a priority for German motorists
12.02.2018 - South Africa - South Africa
DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) is top of mind for German consumers right now, following a 2010 country-wide initiative to convert all radio and TV signals to digital. The DAB search trend has experienced sustained year-over-year growth at a rate of 41% in Germany since 2010.
From Wheels24:

Radio and digital form the perfect media partnership
27.11.2017 - South Africa - South Africa
Radio broadcasters are adapting well to how digital channels are changing the industry, turning mobile phones and the Internet into a way to extend their brands, protect their listener share, and reach new audiences.
From Media Update:

Factum Radioscape brings DAB+ to South Africa
WorldDAB Members News - 28.09.2017 - Factum Radioscape - Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA) - South Africa - South Africa
In a major upgrade to their DAB+ trial head-end, SADIBA (the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association) invited Factum Radioscape to deploy a replacement DAB+ head-end in May 2017 for the remainder of the current DAB+ trial.
From Factum Radioscape:

New LG phone with DAB+ showcased in South Africa
WorldDAB Members News - 15.03.2016 - LG Electronics - Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA) - South Africa - South Africa
Industry players hope the move by the Korean consumer electronics giant will spur other smartphone manufacturers to include DAB+ receivers in their future handsets. The launch of the device comes as South Africa makes progress with a trial of DAB+ technology.
From TechCentral:

Adopting digital radio
24.08.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
In South Africa the National Association of Broadcasters and the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (Sadiba), are busy with DAB+ digital radio technology trials, which are being headed by Dave Cherry. Cherry shares with Screen Africa how Africa and the rest of the world are moving towards this digital medium.
From Screen Africa :

South Africa gears up for digital radio
WorldDAB News - 20.04.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
South Africa still hasn't switched on commercial digital terrestrial television broadcasts, but that isn't holding back the broadcasting industry from running trials to test digital radio broadcasts.
From TechCentral:

SADIBA Will Host Conference on Digital Broadcasting in Johannesburg
WorldDAB News - 13.04.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association is hosting an extensive conference on Digital Radio (and TV) broadcasting, next week on April 15, 16, and 17 in Johannesburg. At this conference, WorldDMB will give an international update on progress in Europe, Asia Pacific and Arab States on DAB/DAB+.
From Radio magazine:

South Africa: Digital Broadcasting Now - SADIBA Digital Broadcasting Workshop,15-17 April 2015, Johannesburg
09.04.2015 - South Africa - South Africa
The viewing public across Southern Africa has been promised new and compelling digital broadcast services for more than ten years. Too much time has been wasted talking about the technology, the transition to digital, release of digital divided spectrum, benefits to the consumer and the ITU deadlines. The time for action has come. The time for Digital Broadcasting is Now. Be in Johannesburg 15-17 April 2015 and drive the transition to digital broadcasting.