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Swiss drivers urged to get on board with DAB+
12.08.2019 - Switzerland - Switzerland
As radio in Switzerland continues its journey toward digitisation, Swiss drivers whose cars do not include DAB+ radio - an estimated 3.5 million cars - have been urged to make their vehicles future-proof by adding DAB+ receivers or adaptors to their cars. Currently, approximately 91 percent of new cars released in Switzerland are factory-fitted with DAB+.
From Presseportal Schweiz:

WorldDAB member Factum Radioscape at IBC 2019
WorldDAB Members News - 09.08.2019 - Factum Radioscape - Netherlands - Netherlands
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, James Waterson of Factum Radioscape explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Factum Radioscape will showcase at this year’s event.
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Viamux announces series of DAB workshops
08.08.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Small-scale DAB specialist, Viamux, is hosting a series of ‘DAB Workshops’ designed to provide practical help and advice to stations, groups and individuals interested in launching their own small-scale DAB multiplex. The free events, which are in partnership with Radio Today, will cover the licence application process, transmission planning and funding options. The first phase of the tour will take-in Belfast on 14 September, Edinburgh on 28 September and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne on 5 October.
From Viamux:

WorldDAB member Paneda at IBC 2019
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Paneda - Netherlands - Netherlands
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, Lars Peder Lundgren of Paneda explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Paneda will showcase at this year’s event.
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Media Broadcast improves DAB+ coverage in western Germany
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Media Broadcast GmbH - Germany - Germany
Germany’s largest service provider for the broadcast and media industry, Media Broadcast, has put into operation two new transmitters to improve national DAB+ coverage in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.
From Radio Empfgang:

GfK figures reflect DAB+ growth in Italy
08.08.2019 - Italy - Italy
According to the latest figures published by GFK, 4.5 million Italians own a DAB+ radio, while 12.9 million Italians claim to know what DAB+ is. 48 nationals stations are available to DAB+ listeners across the country, with 28 of these being exclusively available on DAB+ digital radio.
From digitalradio.it:

DAB+ turns 10 in Australia
08.08.2019 - Australia - Australia
DAB+ was launched 10 years ago in Australia, with 40 different radio stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide broadcasting simultaneously to a combined breakfast audience estimated at more than 8.5 million people. This year, DAB+ launched in the cities of Darwin, Hobart and Canberra, and it is now firmly established across the country.
From Radio Info:

WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC - Xperi
WorldDAB Members News - 08.08.2019 - Xperi Corporation
In this series of interviews on WorldDAB members exhibiting at IBC, Joe D'Angelo of Xperi explains how he sees the digital radio industry evolving in the coming years, and tells us about the DAB+ products Xperi will showcase at this year’s event.
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DAB+ marketing campaign goes live in Italy
07.08.2019 - Italy - Italy
Throughout the month of August, DAB+ digital radio advertisements will be broadcast by all national broadcasters and over 200 local broadcasters in Italy. 48 national stations are now available on DAB+ in Italy, including 28 digital-only stations.
From Digitalradio.it:

DAB+ a key part of radio's digital future
07.08.2019 - France - France
The radio industry is in the process of completing its digital migration, and DAB+ continues to grow in Europe. In France, all commercialised receivers will have to be compatible with digital from June 2020, while 70% of the French population should be able to receive programs in DAB+ by the end of 2020.
From France Info: