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EuroDAB Italia begins airing BBC World Service
WorldDAB Members News - 17.10.2019 - EuroDab Italia - Italy - Italy
BBC World Service and EuroDAB Italia have entered into an agreement to broadcast the global network’s rich mix of BBC News, documentaries, business, sports, arts and science programs as a new service included in EuroDAB Italia’s DAB+ multiplex.
From Radio World:

New DAB+ marketing campaign to launch in Germany
WorldDAB Members News - 16.10.2019 - Deutschlandradio - Germany - Germany
A new DAB+ digital radio campaign is set to launch in Germany this winter. Orchestrated by Deutschlandradio, ARD and other members of Digitalradio Deutschland - the body responsible for promoting DAB+ digital radio in Germany - the campaign will be live on consumers' radio and TV sets from 25 November to 8 December.
From Life PR:

DAB+ digital radio – the most affordable way to broadcast radio
WorldDAB Members News - 14.10.2019 - Arqiva - Netherlands - Netherlands
This study presented by Arqiva at IBC 2019 delves into the economic parameters of radio transmissions, comparing DAB, FM and IP broadcasts, arguing that DAB+ provides the most affordable means of distribution for radio broadcasts.
From WorldDAB:

BBC World Service launches on DAB+ in Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 10.10.2019 - EuroDab Italia - Italy - Italy
National network operator EuroDAB Italia has announced the launch of BBC World Service on its DAB+ network in Italy, where DAB+ population coverage has reached 84%.
From Touchpoint:

Population coverage in Czech Republic to reach 80% by end of the year
WorldDAB Members News - 30.09.2019 - Czech Radio - Czech Republic - Czech Republic
The new national multiplex operated by Czech Radio, which is set to be divided into two parts serving the west and eastern parts of the country, will help bring population coverage to 80% by the end of 2019.
From Czech Radio:

SRG conveys DAB+ benefits for drivers
WorldDAB Members News - 27.09.2019 - SRG SSR - Switzerland - Switzerland
The business opportunities associated with the growth of DAB+ in cars were brought to light during the first automotive workshop organised by SRG, the Swiss broadcasting association, on 26 September. SRG's next workshop on DAB+ in the car will be taking place in Lausanne on 3 October, as Switzerland prepares for the switch off of the FM.
From CE Today:

Reduced distribution costs with DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - Arqiva - Netherlands - Netherlands
According to research conducted by Arqiva's Simon Mason, FM is the most expensive distribution channel, standing at £0.00105 per hour, compared to £0.00047 for distribution via IP. DAB+ provides the most affordable means of distribution, standing at £0.00033 per hour.
From DABplus.de:

Media Broadcast expands national DAB+ network in Germany
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - Media Broadcast GmbH - Germany - Germany
Media Broadcast has announced its plans to expand Germany's national DAB+ network with the launch of four new transmitters in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria. One out of four households in Germany are now equipped with a DAB+ radio, and over 68 million people are expected to have access to DAB+ stations at home by the end of 2019.
From Life PR:

RTBF launches new DAB+ stations in Belgium
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - RTBF - Belgium - Belgium
RTBF, the public broadcaster for the French-speaking community of Belgium, has announced the launch of two new DAB+ stations for French-speaking Belgium - Jam and Viva+. This brings the total number of RTBF DAB+ stations in the country to eight.
From RTBF:

DAB+ adoption on the rise in Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 20.09.2019 - DAB Italia - Italy - Italy
According to the latest survey conducted in Italy by GfK and DAB Italia, 4.5 million Italians now own a DAB+ receiver - approximately one million more than in June 2018 - while over 12 million people in Italy are familiar with DAB+ digital radio.
From Prima Online: