United Kingdom

Wireless has officially launched Virgin Radio Groove on DAB+
21.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Virgin Radio network (including Virgin Radio, Virgin Radio Anthems and Virgin Radio Chilled) now reaches 1.64m (up 303% year-on-year), delivering 9.2m hours (up 508% year-on-year). Every show in Virgin Radio’s daytime schedule delivered record listening figures.
From Music Week:

Record year for DAB radio as standard in new vehicles
20.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Last year was a record year for DAB with 2.38 million new vehicles fitted with DAB digital radio as standard. DAB in new car registrations rose to a record 95% of all new cars in Q4 2019, while DAB in new commercial vehicles increased to a record of over 64%.
From Radio Today:

2019: A record year for DAB on the road in the UK
17.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
2019 was a record year for DAB in new vehicles in the UK, with 2.38 million new cars and commercial vehicles hitting the road fitted with DAB digital radio as standard. DAB in new car registrations rose to a record 95% of all new cars in Q4 2019, while DAB in new commercial vehicles increased to a record of over 64%. This means that for the full year of 2019 there were 2.15 million new cars and 232,600 new commercial vehicles fitted with DAB as standard.
From Digital Radio UK:

U.K. government restates support for digital radio
13.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
2020 is set to be another milestone year for digital radio in the United Kingdom, with digital listening expected to increase to over 60% of all radio listening. Ford Ennals, Digital Radio UK CEO, discusses how the government is working to support the development of the radio sector and the long-term transition to a digital future for radio in the UK.
From Radio World:

DAB+ global growth to continue in 2020
07.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
According to experts from various areas of the industry, DAB/DAB+ will continue to grow in reach, usage and popularity this year. 2020 will also be a watershed year for in-car DAB, thanks to the EU’s decision to mandate digital radio in cars across Europe.
From Radio World:

Wireless brings back Virgin Radio Groove on DAB+
03.01.2020 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Wireless has soft-launched Virgin Radio Groove using DAB+ in London and DAB in Scotland. The original Virgin Radio Groove operated from 2000 to 2008 under previous owners. The launch follows that of Virgin Radio Anthems and Virgin Radio Chilled, which started life in December 2018.
From Radio Today:

Best DAB radios
31.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Radio has come a long way since its basic bedside clock integration. Here is What Hifi's pick of the best DAB radios currently on the market. All products have been tested in comparison with rivals in the same price category.
From What Hi-Fi?:

Bauer and MuxCo win DAB radio multiplexes in Cumbria
19.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Ofcom has awarded two 12-year licences for new local radio multiplexes for areas in Cumbria and Morecambe Bay. Bauer, which applied for a multiplex to cover North and West Cumbria, and MuxCo, which partnered with Nation Broadcasting to apply for a multiplex to cover Morecambe Bay and South Cumbria, will both start broadcasting in 2020.
From Radio Today:

Love Sport goes national with new DAB slot
16.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Love Sport, previously broadcasting on DAB in London, has started broadcasting nationally on Sound Digital using DAB+. The station has bought Panjab Radio’s slot after it ceased broadcasting across the UK last week.
From Radio Today:

DAB digital radio sales reach 82 million worldwide
16.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that by the end of Q2 2019, over 82 million consumer and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific – up from 71 million one year earlier.
From WorldDAB: