United Kingdom

Minister confirms digital radio review as listening reaches new heights
16.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The government has announced the launch of a review of the radio industry later this year, concluding in mid-2020. The review will take into account the full range of ways people listen to the radio, including analogue, DAB and online listening through apps and smart speakers. According to data released this week, DAB digital radio now accounts for 71.6% of digital listening and 40.4% of all listening in the UK.
From WorldDAB:

DAB leads the way as digital listening sees strongest-ever growth
16.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Digital listening has reached a new record share of 56.4%, up from 50.9% in Q1 2018, according to RAJAR Q1 2019 data released today. Propelled by the ever-strengthening digital content offering alongside the proliferation of DAB digital radios, DAB digital radio leads the way, claiming over 71.6% of digital listening, and over 40% of all listening.
From Digital Radio UK:

Government to decide future of UK radio in 2020
14.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The government is launching a review of the radio industry later this year, concluding in mid-2020. The review will take into account the full range of ways people listen to the radio, including analogue, DAB and online listening through apps and smart speakers. Currently, 52% of radio listening is done digitally, with the digital share dominated by DAB radio.
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Ruark and Linley team up to launch Tempo DAB+ Radio
14.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Luxury brand Linley has partnered with British manufacturer Ruark to produce the Tempo Radio, a hand-made DAB/DAB+ radio that comes in four colourways and features a unique design.
From Trusted Reviews:

Pure announces StreamR DAB+ radios with Alexa
WorldDAB Members News - 13.05.2019 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Pure, best known for premium DAB+ radios, has released the StreamR, an Alexa-enabled Bluetooth speaker with a built-in DAB+ radio. The StreamR, costs £170 and offers 15 hours of wireless playing time from a full charge.

DAB as standard in MG’s first electric car
10.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The MG ZS EV, MG's first electric car, arrives in the UK on 1 September. Standard features include Apple CarPlay, DAB radio, a reversing camera and cruise control.
From CarBuyer:

How to get DAB radio in your car
08.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
There are four main options to carry on listening in the car when FM is no longer available. UK consumer association Which? has published a guide on the solutions available.
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Mercedes-AMG A35 entry-level with DAB as standard
08.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Standard features include voice control for the infotainment system, DAB radio, satellite navigation system and a seven-inch touchscreen display.
From Aberdeen Evening Express:

Ford Focus Vignale comes with DAB
07.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Features include intelligent sat nav, on-board wi-fi and DAB digital radio.
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The best DAB radios 2019
07.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Home and lifestyle magazine Real Homes offer advice on the best DAB radios to upgrade an older FM or hi-fi system. In addition to broadcast DAB, features include portable, Bluetooth enabled and traditional radio alarms.
From Real Homes: