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Small-scale DAB prepares for UK rollout
13.05.2020 - Digital Radio UK WorldDAB Member - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Plans have been finalised for small-scale DAB radio licensing in the United Kingdom, where the new licenses will be made available in batches. “This is good news for radio and good news for listeners, as the expansion of small-scale DAB gives listeners a wider range of smaller stations available on DAB and gives small local stations a path to a digital future”, said Digital Radio UK CEO Ford Ennals.

(Radio World) Read more


WorldDAB member focus - XPERI
12.05.2020 - WorldDAB News - Xperi Corporation WorldDAB Member - United States United States
In this series of interviews with WorldDAB members, Joseph D'Angelo from XPERI explains what markets and solutions are supported by XPERI, as well as highlighting some of the projects recently carried out by the company.

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1940s 'pop-up' station launched on DAB+ to mark VE Day
08.05.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
A 1940S-themed 'pop-up' radio station has launched on DAB+ in the UK to celebrate Victory in Europe Day across the country. The station - named Absolute Radio 40s - was on air for 24 hours to honour the 'inspiring generation of people who lived through the Second World War and the sacrifices they made'.

(South Wales Argus) Read more


Netherlands aiming for second national multiplex by end of 2020
08.05.2020 - Netherlands Netherlands
In a letter addressed to the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, the Dutch State Secretary of Economic Affairs and Climate, Mona Keijzer, has expressed her interest and support in rolling out a second national commercial multiplex in the Netherlands. The plans are expected to materialise by the end of 2020.

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DAB+ frequency allocations revealed for Nancy, Colmar, Haguenau, Metz, Reims and Troyes
08.05.2020 - France France
The French media regulator CSA has published the list of broadcasters that will be allocated DAB+ frequencies as part of the launch of DAB+ in Nancy, northeastern France. 26 stations will be available to listeners in the region as part of the launch, scheduled for 2021.

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Germany's 2nd national commercial mux on schedule to launch at IFA Berlin
07.05.2020 - WorldDAB News - Germany Germany
Carsten Zorger of Digitalradio Büro Deutschland gives a comprehensive country update on all the latest developments related to DAB+ in Germany. Watch the video to hear about the very latest research on DAB+ receiver sales including automotive, household penetration, programmes on air, and the status on the planned national commercial multiplex.

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New campaign on air in Belgium highlights DAB+ as key milestone in radio's evolution
07.05.2020 - Belgium Belgium
A campaign touching on the importance of radio in these difficult times has been launched by Maradio.be in Belgium. Broadcast across public and commercial radio stations, the campaign highlights the rollout of DAB+ as a key indicator of the medium's evolution and continuous development.

(La Lettre Pro) Read more


How to make the most of DAB radio during lockdown
07.05.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
DAB radio can be a wonderful companion when spending more time at home during the lockdown. It’s a superb remedy for spending less time with other people, having a sense of community and keeping yourself informed.

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ARN rolls out new ad technology for radio on DAB+
06.05.2020 - Australia Australia
ARN has launched a new advertising technology that delivers more personalised and measurable campaigns through radio. ARN Dynamic Audio delivers dynamically targeted advertising on DAB+, FM and AM radio in real time.

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Radio Njoy launches on DAB+
05.05.2020 - Austria Austria
Radio Njoy has launched on DAB+ in Vienna, as well as parts of southern Austria and Burgenland, in the east of the country. The popular radio station, which broadcasts programs related to science, business, culture and music, also encourages students to produce their own radio programs, which can then be aired on Njoy.

(Horizon.at) Read more