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5G not tailored for radio broadcast says Deutschlandradio
WorldDAB Members News - 19.08.2019 - Deutschlandradio - Germany - Germany
Commenting on the implications of 5G for the development of DAB+ in Europe and beyond, Deutschlandradio's Stefan Raue stated that 5G lacks the required specifications, standards and a suitable business model tailored to support radio broadcasts, highlighting the EECC directive as an indication of the radio industry's future in Germany and Europe.
From Meinungs Barometer:

The best DAB+ radios on the market
WorldDAB Members News - 16.08.2019 - Hama - Roberts Radio Limited - Germany - Germany
Computer Bild's roundup of the best DAB+ digital radios currently on the market includes the Hama DIR3100 and Roberts Stream 65i.
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IBC sneak peek: GatesAir spotlights DAB radio solutions
WorldDAB Members News - 16.08.2019 - GatesAir - Netherlands - Netherlands
At IBC 2019, GatesAir will be highlighting its expanded range of DAB Radio transmitters and solutions resulting from the company’s recent acquisition of ONEtastic. The expanded portfolio is anchored by MultiD, a multicarrier DAB transmitter; and a new liquid-cooled VHF range to serve all DAB power levels.
From Radio World:

Swedish commercial radio group opts for DAB
WorldDAB Members News - 15.08.2019 - Paneda - Sweden - Sweden
A major Swedish commercial radio group has launched a new DAB multiplex with 13 radio stations. Initially in Stockholm, the multiplex will soon expand to cover Uppsala, Gävle, Gothenburg and Malmö. The radio group has signed an agreement with Paneda to provide five complete DAB head-end systems, and the order includes complete systems with multiplexers and audio encoders.
From Paneda:

WorldDAB member Factum Radioscape at IBC 2019
WorldDAB Members News - 09.08.2019 - Factum Radioscape - Netherlands - Netherlands
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, James Waterson of Factum Radioscape explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Factum Radioscape will showcase at this year’s event.
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WorldDAB member Paneda at IBC 2019
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Paneda - Netherlands - Netherlands
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, Lars Peder Lundgren of Paneda explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Paneda will showcase at this year’s event.
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Media Broadcast improves DAB+ coverage in western Germany
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Media Broadcast GmbH - Germany - Germany
Germany’s largest service provider for the broadcast and media industry, Media Broadcast, has put into operation two new transmitters to improve national DAB+ coverage in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.
From Radio Empfgang:

WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC - Xperi
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Xperi Corporation
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, Joe D'Angelo of Xperi explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Xperi will showcase at this year’s event.
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Paneda to install new multiplexers for Towercast in France
WorldDAB Members News - 07.08.2019 - Paneda - France - France
Network operator towerCast has ordered additional three complete multiplexer systems from Paneda. The new systems will be put in operation in Mâcon, Bourg-en-Bresse and Rouen/Etendu. Commenting on the announcement, Towercast president Raphael Eyraud said “We are pleased to note that DAB in France is expanding, and that towerCast are able to be a key part in the DAB roll out in France. The previous systems from Paneda has performed very well and is much appreciated by us for its easy to use and understand approach”.
From Paneda:

IZT to showcase solutions for digital radio systems and high-performance test and measurement products at IBC
WorldDAB Members News - 06.08.2019 - Innovationszentrum für Telekommunikationstechnik GmbH IZT - Netherlands - Netherlands
At IBC, German technology company IZT will highlight a range of new features for IT-based digital radio head-ends, a RF signal source with enhanced support for broadcast standards and equipment for virtual field tests.
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