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WorldDAB launches Asia-Pacific Technical Group

18.11.2020 - Top story - WorldDAB News

WorldDAB has announced the launch of the WorldDAB Asia-Pacific Technical Group, a forum dedicated to assisting broadcast radio industry stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region implement DAB+. The Group’s first meeting will take place online on 2 December 2020 - to register your interest, contact the Project Office.


New draft digital radio regulation published in SA

13.11.2020 - Top story - South Africa South Africa

South Africa regulator ICASA has published draft digital radio regulation, outlining its intention to introduce licences for DAB+ digital radio. The draft regulation is open for consultation until 29 December 2020.

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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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Radioplayer network expands
23.11.2020 - France France
Radioplayer has announced the growth of the Radioplayer alliance - with broadcasters from France, the Netherlands and Sweden joining the Radioplayer network.

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New national DAB+ station to target baby boomers
23.11.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Boom Radio, founded by radio industry heavyweights Phil Riley and David Lloyd, is targeted at the UK's growing 50, 60 and 70-something population. The station is launching on DAB in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Glasgow initially, followed by more locations in 2021.

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Germany - digital radio office informs OEMS and drivers of new in-car receiver regulations
20.11.2020 - Germany Germany
Germany's digital radio office is helping the German public and automotive industry stay informed on the new regulations regarding radio receivers in cars. In line with the EECC directive, all radios in new cars across Germany should be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio from 21 December 2020.

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Coming Soon: Drive to Digital 2020 Stakeholder Video Briefing
20.11.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
This December, Digital Radio UK will update you on the year in digital radio with their Drive to Digital 2020 Stakeholder Video Briefing, which will provide an update on digital radio progress and look ahead to some key developments for 2021.

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Francis Goffin elected as Digital Radio Alliance president
Commenting on the alliance's new objectives, Francis Goffin said "EDRA's new message to radio stations can be summed up in one sentence - partner on distribution and compete on content. This new paradigm stems naturally from the changes brought about by our digital era, and should lead radio stations in Europe to come together to meet the new challenges of digital distribution this decade".

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New WorldDAB Technical Group aims to assist in Rollout of DAB+ in Asia-Pacific
A new technical organisation has been set-up by WorldDAB to assist broadcast radio industry stakeholders looking to implement DAB+ in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Second national mux - stations now available across more regions in Germany
18.11.2020 - Germany Germany
Media Broadcast has announced the launch of new transmitter sites in Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Württemberg. Listeners in these regions will now be able to listen to stations available on Germany's second national multiplex.

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