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DAB+ launches in Sylt, Germany
29.11.2019 - Germany - Germany
A new DAB+ transmitter has been put into operation in Westerland, on the island of Sylt, northern Germany. 13 DAB+ radio stations are now available to listeners in Germany's popular holiday destination.

New appointments at
28.11.2019 - Belgium - Belgium
Following the successful launch of regular DAB+ services in French-speaking Belgium earlier this month, has appointed Eric Adelbrecht as new managing director, and Francis Goffin as president, effective as of 20 November 2019.

France auto trade communicates about EECC
28.11.2019 - France - France
Digital radio offers a number of advantages, including access to a wider range of radio stations, says French automotive publication La Tribune Auto. In France, all in-car radios sold in France from 31 June 2020 onward will be required to include DAB+ digital radio capabilities.
From La Tribune Auto:

Radio B2 launches new DAB+ station
28.11.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Berlin broadcasting group Radio B2 has announced the launch of a new digital station - Lounge Plus. The new station which will be available to DAB+ listeners in and around Berlin from 6 am to 6 pm.
From Der Tagesspiegel:

Error correction can help reduce high-power requirements for small-scale DAB+
28.11.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate recently published a market consultation on DAB, according to which, broadcasting with better error correction can ensure that high powers are required for local DAB+ networks, although this is only possible if the number of stations on one same multiplex is limited to approximately half.

Digital radio to be mandatory in German receivers
28.11.2019 - Germany - Germany
Starting from 21 December 2020, radio receivers in new cars, as well as receivers capable of displaying images will be required to include digital terrestrial capabilities such as DAB+.
From Presse Portal:

Belgium unites in driving DAB+ forward
28.11.2019 - Belgium - Belgium
Addressing the audience at the WorldDAB General Assembly held in Brussels earlier this month, the CEOs of the French and Dutch-language public broadcasters - respectively RTBF and VRT - came together to encourage the growth of digital radio.
From Radio World:

2020 European Radio & Digital Audio Show unveils new features
27.11.2019 - France - France
In 2020, the European Radio and Digital Audio Show expects over 8,000 visitors, 160 exhibitors and more than a hundred conferences, masterclasses and specialised workshops over three days, making it the largest event in the industry in Europe.The three-day event will be held from January 23 to 25 at Paris, France.
From Asia Radio Today:

DAB+ takes off in French-speaking Belgium
27.11.2019 - Belgium - Belgium
As part of the launch of the DAB+ digital radio in French-speaking Belgium at the start of November, RTBF was granted permission to operate MUX 1 and MUX 2, for a total of 24 stations broadcasting on DAB+.

Up to 30% discount on DAB+ radios
27.11.2019 - Germany - Germany
The offer is valid on select receivers from 23 November to 8 December. Visit the Digital Radio Germany website for more information on the receivers going on sale.