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New radio services added to Glasgow SSDAB
30.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The new stations added to Glasgow’s small-scale DAB multiplex are Celtic Music Radio, Pride Radio, United DJs, 45 Radio and Visitor Radio. Paisley FM and other Glasgow based community radio stations are also set to join the multiplex in coming months.
From Radio Today:

Leading manufacturers now using new international DAB+ logo
22.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
One month after its launch, the new DAB+ logo has already proven to be a success as the number of parties implementing it continues to grow. The logo has been particularly popular amongst retailers, broadcasters and manufacturers across Europe.
From WorldDAB:

DAB+ makes significant headway in Belgium
21.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The annual DAB+ symposium organised by the Flemish Regulatory body for the Media, the launch of DAB+ across both French and Flemish-speaking parts of the country and the new digital radio directive imposed by the EU - all of which took place in November - are endorsing DAB+ as it continues to prosper across Europe.
From Radio World:

Digital radio boost plan for Northern Ireland announced at the Belfast Media Festival
16.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The project will bring together radio broadcasters, retailers and manufacturers to communicate the benefits of digital radio. Digital radio listening is becoming increasingly popular in Northern Ireland, with half of all adults now having access to a DAB digital radio at home.
From Radio Today:

Bauer Media to launch the Greatest Hits Radio nationwide on DAB in the UK
15.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Bauer Media has confirmed the launch of a new national radio brand – Greatest Hits Radio, that will air on DAB nationwide across the UK from 7 January. The news follows from the launch of the nationwide DAB station Hits Radio in June.
From Bauer Media:

Bauer launches new national DAB station in the UK
15.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Bauer Media has confirmed the launch of a new national radio brand – Greatest Hits Radio, that will air on DAB nationwide across the UK from 7 January.
From Music Week:

EU Parliament backs digital radio in cars
15.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The European Parliament in its Plenary session voted to adopt the new European Electronic Communications Code. This Directive will require all new car radios in the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio. This requirement is in addition to any FM or AM functionality which manufacturers may wish to include.
From Asia Radio Today:

EU Parliament backs digital radio in cars
14.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The European Parliament has voted in its Plenary session to adopt the new European Electronic Communications Code, requiring all new car radios in the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio. The next steps for the Directive are: first, formal approval by the Council and, second, publication in the Official Journal of the European Union – at which point the Directive enters into force. These steps are expected to be completed in early 2019.
From WorldDAB:

BBC to launch 18-Month hybrid radio trial with DTS
WorldDAB Members News - 12.11.2018 - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) - Xperi Corporation - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The trial will include all BBC radio services and test the listening experience between broadcast (FM, DAB, DAB+) and BBC metadata on the move.
From Radio World:

More than 400 applications for small-scale DAB in the UK
09.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
More than 400 applications have been submitted across the United Kingdom as part of the latest call for expressions of interest for small-scale DAB locations. The expressions of interest will indicate pattern of likely demand for UK Ofcom to determine the future spectrum of small-scale DAB licences.
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