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Absolut Germany - The new station from Absolut Radio
04.04.2022 - Germany Germany
Absolut Germany is now on the air throughout Germany. It can be received nationwide in the second national DAB+ ensemble and via the Internet. Absolut Germany gives German and English-language music by German artists and artists based in Germany a stage and this concept is unique in Germany. The music orientation includes pop, dance and urban / German rap for the target audience of 20 to 35 year olds. CEO Mirko Drenger is happy about the addition: "Our new program not only increases the diversity on the second DAB+ Bundesmux, but also offers us unprecedented marketing opportunities because there is not yet a national platform for German artists."

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NLM grants approval for "Antenna Schlager"
01.04.2022 - Germany Germany
Lower Saxony is getting a new state-wide special-interest radio program: In yesterday's meeting on March 31, 2022, the assembly of the Lower Saxony State Media Authority approved the organisation and state-wide distribution of the "Antenna Schlager" special-interest program. With “Antenna Niedersachsen – Schlager”, a pure music program is already available via web radio. This will continue to exist. It is supplemented by the new program "Antenna Schlager", which is to be distributed primarily via DAB+.

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Digital Radio in Schools is heading to Písek
29.03.2022 - Czech Republic Czech Republic
Another lecture on digital radio broadcasting within the Digital Radio in Schools project returns for the second time to the Secondary School of Industry and Higher Vocational School in Písek on Tuesday, 5 April 2022. Students will learn about the latest digital radio broadcasting platform, the current state of the art in the country and the world, and technical details such as broadcasting frequencies, digital multiplex content, transmitting antennas, transmitters and single frequency networks (SFN).

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DAB+ in Itzehoe
29.03.2022 - Germany Germany
With a new DAB+ transmitter in Itzehoe, radio listeners between Wilster, Wacken, Hennstedt, Wrist, Horst and Krempe will be able to get their NDR programs in even better quality from March 29, 2022. In Hohenlockstedt and Kellinghusen, too, the NDR radio programs can be received on block 11B (218.64 MHz) via digital radio. The range of programs offered by the DAB+ station includes the NDR offers, which are also broadcast on FM, such as NDR 1 Welle Nord, NDR 2, NDR Kultur, NDR Info and N-JOY. In addition, the digital radio stations NDR Schlager, NDR Blue and NDR Info Spezial can be heard exclusively.

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DAB+ to launch in Gold Coast, Australia
28.03.2022 - Commercial Radio Australia WorldDAB Member - Australia Australia
DAB+ radio will launch in Gold Coast, south of Brisbane, Australia, on April 4, bringing nine new commercial radio stations to Australia’s sixth-largest city, according to industry body Commercial Radio Australia. The launch will make Gold Coast the 10th city in Australia to have DAB+. Broadcasters ARN and SCA will launch the new DAB+ stations, while existing stations Sea FM, Triple M and Hot Tomato will be simulcast on DAB+ and continue on FM.

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DAB+ set to launch on the Gold Coast
28.03.2022 - Commercial Radio Australia WorldDAB Member - Australia Australia
DAB+ digital radio will launch on the Gold Coast on April 4, bringing nine new commercial radio stations to Australia’s sixth largest city, industry body Commercial Radio Australia said today. The launch will make Gold Coast the tenth city in Australia to have DAB+. Broadcasters ARN and SCA will launch the new DAB+ stations, while existing stations Sea FM, Triple M and Hot Tomato will be simulcast on DAB+ and continue on FM.

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Salisbury small-scale DAB becomes second multiplex to launch
28.03.2022 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Small-scale DAB has arrived in Salisbury with the switch-on of the city’s new DAB+ multiplex by Muxcast Salisbury. In a joint venture between Nation Broadcasting and BFBS, 18 services are now available in the area including locally owned and operated Salisbury Radio which officially launches at 5pm today (Monday). Two transmitters are powering the service, which is the second permanent small-scale DAB multiplex to launch in the UK following Tynemouth and South Shields in December 2021.

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Foyle DAB getting ready to launch in the north west of Ireland
24.03.2022 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
The small-scale DAB multiplex for Derry/Londonderry will be launching soon and the operator is looking for more stations to join. Foyle DAB Ltd has been working behind the scenes and plans to have the multiplex up and running by the summer. Foyle DAB’s Manager, Richard Moore said: “We are getting very excited at this stage. it will be the first small-scale DAB service to be launched in Northern Ireland and we are delighted it is in the North West.

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ZOUND1 starts on May 2nd in NRW via DAB+
24.03.2022 - Germany Germany
Under the new label "ZOUND1" , the first two offers from touricast GmbH in North Rhine-Westphalia are to start on May 2nd as web radios and via DAB+. The programs with the following working titles have already been announced at the end of October 2021 Feelgood Radio NRW (touricast GmbH) – Relaxed sound for that good feeling from the age of 40 With ENERWE HITRADIO, the ensemble's 16th program has also now been set. The offer of the organizer touricast is aimed at the younger target group of 14-35 years, who have their center of life in NRW.

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Technisat and BDR jointly launch online DAB+ radio designer
24.03.2022 - Germany Germany
On the website design-dein-radio.de everyone can now design a digital radio according to their taste. The project was developed in cooperation with Bayern Digital Radio and implemented by the company nexxoo Apps & Internet GmbH. The Online Radio Designer is available for design on both desktop and mobile devices and can be operated intuitively. Various colors, pens, emojis and the option to upload your own pictures are available, with no limits to imagination and creativity.

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