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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Fun Kids launches 19 new DAB+ transmitters
07.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The UK children's radio station Fun Kids, broadcasting nationally on DAB+, asks its listeners to re-tune as they launch 19 new DAB+ transmitters, thereby reaching a further 4 million people.
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Digital radio in the car key focus for automotive and radio industries
01.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
DAB+ digital radio continues to be high on the agenda for radio broadcasters and automotive manufacturers. Radio World takes a closer look at the user experience guidelines released by WorldDAB, and how to find radio's balance in the modern dashboard - pages 4, 5 and 6.
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