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Marketing DAB+ to the listener

03.12.2020 - Top story

Reaching the listener is an important part of the rollout and implementation of DAB. At the WorldDAB General Assembly, radio stakeholders from around Europe came together to share their DAB marketing initiatives.

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New call for tenders launched in Bavaria

01.12.2020 - Top story - Germany Germany

Bavaria's media regulator BLM has launched a new call for tenders for state-wide DAB licences. The deadline for applications in 18 December 2020.

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New radio station launches on small-scale DAB in Manchester
02.12.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Content Director Kevin Bailey, who says the format is unique to broadcast radio in the UK commented: "We're casting our net wider to include less mainstream tracks, as well as the biggest hits. We’re excited to be playing more controversial and underplayed songs, as well as exploring the origins of the genres back to the 70s and 80s."

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SCA launches new Christmas radio on DAB+
02.12.2020 - Australia Australia
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) will launch Santa Radio on DAB+ next week in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

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DAB+ reception improves in western Germany
30.11.2020 - Germany Germany
Public broadcaster Saarländischer Rundfunk has improved the reception in Saarland following the launch of a new transmitter.

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UK - Viamux completes bids for first small scale DAB round
27.11.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Viamux has been helping applicants in more than half of the advertised areas in Ofcom’s first round of small-scale DAB licensing. The small-scale DAB solutions specialist has been offering free advice to many as well as supplying detailed coverage predictions and population stats using the latest planning tools.

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Switzerland to become second country to switch off FM
25.11.2020 - Switzerland Switzerland - Norway Norway
In Switzerland, digital listening stands at 71%, and DAB+ is already the most widely used radio distribution platform in the country claiming 39% of all listening, compared to only 13% for FM. Speaking at the WorldDAB General Assembly earlier this month, Iso Rechsteiner outlined the next steps for the radio industry in Switzerland.

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Bauer expands DAB+ services in Sweden
25.11.2020 - Sweden Sweden
Bauer Media has launched DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Sweden's Gothenburg and Malmö. With this launch, Bauer's ten stations will be now be available to approximately 40% of the population.

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Metadata – the gateway to broadcasters’ visual presence in the car
24.11.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Metadata is the broadcaster’s gateway to the car dashboard.The WorldDAB metadata campaign aims to educate the broadcaster on metadata, what is it and how can your existing assets to ensure your ‘shop window’ in the car sits alongside all the other branding that you have so carefully crafted.

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DTS Connected Radio adds song lyrics from to its global hybrid radio system
23.11.2020 - United States United States
Xperi's subsidiary DTS, a global leader in next-generation audio, imaging and sensing technology, now offers access, through its DTS Connected Radio, to the multi-language lyrics catalogue from LyricFind, the world’s leader in licensed lyrics and data solutions. This feature is active on DAB stations in Xperi's system.

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WorldDAB Asia-Pacific Technical Group is launched to assist DAB+ implementation in the Asia-Pacific
WorldDAB has launched the WorldDAB Asia-Pacific Technical Group (APAC TG), a forum dedicated to assisting broadcast radio industry stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region implement DAB+.

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NRJ to launch new national DAB+ station in Germany
23.11.2020 - Germany Germany
The NRJ group is set to launch Nostalgie nationally on DAB+ in January 2021. The popular station will be broadcast on Germany's second national multiplex, launched in October 2020.

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