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Pure Highway Continues on the Road of Success with Top Honours at Auto Express Product Honours 2008
WorldDAB Members News - 07.05.2008 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
"The Auto Express Product of the Year must be innovative, original and, most importantly, utterly practical to use. In 2008, the brilliant Pure Highway stood out head and shoulders above anything else in the products market. It delivers...
From PURE Digital:

Consumers Keep Buying DAB Radios
28.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Nearly half a million DAB digital radios were sold in quarter one 2008 delivering sales growth of 28% year-on-year, according to figures from GfK, the industry’s marketing service. Cumulative sales of DAB radio sets at the end of March stood at...
From DRDB:

Schwarz: Channel 4 radio will go ahead
28.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
But with uncertainty over digital audio broadcasting (DAB) radio in recent months, including the closure of a number of national digital services, ...
From Media Guardian, UK:

Abramsky urges unity on DAB
28.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Broadcasters should also create a single DAB electronic programme guide, she said. "If we are serious as an industry in making radio work in the digital ...
From Media Guardian, UK:

Ofcom awards new local digital radio multiplex licence for Surrey and northern Sussex
WorldDAB Members News - 22.04.2008 - UK OFCOM - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
DAB radio multiplexes carry a number of stereo and/or mono radio channels, as well as multimedia services such as text and data.
From UK OFCOM:

DRDB appoints Tony Moretta new Chief Executive
15.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Tony comes with a strong understanding of digital media having spent the past five years as General Manager of Broadcast at National Grid Wireless where he was responsible for...
From DRDB:

Update UK
14.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The latest audience results confirm DAB as by far the most popular digital radio platform in the UK.  On a like-for-like comparison, DAB achieved 12 times more radio listening than either Internet Radio or radio over Digital television.  During December consumers bought 25,000 DAB digital radios a day, and a major London department store sold more DAB radios per minute than iPods.   Ofcom, the government regulator, has also recently announced the award of the second DAB national radio multiplex to the 4 Digital Group Limited.  This multiplex license will allow the 4 Digital Group to broadcast radio and multimedia services. There are also plans to provide a selection of pod casts using DAB+.  Slideshow trials are currently on going in the London area. 

Summer of Sport Promotion for Highway - The Radio Driving In-Car Dab Market
WorldDAB Members News - 14.04.2008 - Imagination Technologies - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The world’s first plug and play in-car DAB radio, the PURE Highway, is to benefit from on-air promotion worth £250,000 in the months leading up to 2008’s summer of sport as part of a co-marketing campaign with a...
From Pure Digital:

Huashu Media Taps RadioScape for DAB/DAB+/T-DMB Services
WorldDAB Members News - 11.04.2008 - Radioscape - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
RadioScape CEO John Hall added: “2008 is proving to be a year of increasing activity in the international radio market as more countries roll-out DAB and ...
From Radio World, VA:

Planet Rock bounces back with Sony nods
11.04.2008 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
... in February as part of parent company GCap Media's withdrawal from digital audio broadcasting, or DAB radio, which it said was economically unviable. ...
From Media Guardian, UK: