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NDR improves DAB+ reception in northern Germany
Public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk has increased the transmission power in Lower Saxony, improving DAB+ reception for listeners in the region.
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France Télévisions to launch DAB+ station in overseas France
French public TV broadcaster France Télévisions announced that Radio Ô will soon be available to DAB+ listeners in mainland France.
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DAB+ rollout progresses in France
According to Herve Godechot who heads the French regulator's radio and audio working group, DAB+ is "radio's passport to the 21st century". There are now
353 services on DAB+ in France - 20 public 330 - and around 30% of the population is now covered by DAB+ reception, while 1 out of every 5 commercial stations is only available on DAB+.
(La Lettre Pro) Read more
TOradio - new DAB+ station launches in Turin
The new radio station, which will be available to listeners on DAB+ from 21 March, aims to become the first radio offering local content with a national structure.
(Ansa.it) Read more
SCA’s strategic journey opens the ears of Australian listeners
SCA was the first Australian broadcaster to effectively commercialise DAB across mainland capital cities and select regional geographies, creating 10 new and incremental digital radio stations, broadening their reach and scale while competing with their peers in key economic regions.
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ACMA publishes deeming principles for digital radio expansion
Looking toward the expansion of digital radio to regional Australia, the regulator - ACMA - has published principles for licence area deeming, aimed at ensuring the efficient use of the radiofrequency spectrum by maximising the utilisation of digital radio multiplex transmitter capacity, as well as promoting the availability of a diverse range of radio services throughout Australia.
(Radio Info) Read more
DAB+ — radio’s biggest ally in facing off digital giants
Francis Goffin, chairman of the European Digital Radio Alliance (EDRA) outlines EDRA’s key priorities and highlights the importance of digital radio - and DAB+ in particular - in promoting a radio distribution strategy based on a secure, direct route to reach audiences.
(Radio World) Read more
Paul Sylvester talks about DAB+ expansion plans for the Absolute Radio Network
- United Kingdom
Leading digital network, Absolute Radio Network, recently announced plans to expand its portfolio with the addition of a new musical genre and increased DAB distribution. Bauer's Paul Sylvester, Content Director of the Absolute Radio Network, speaks to DRUK's Yvette Dore about this expansion.
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WorldDAB and EBU present webinar on hybrid radio
- United Kingdom
WorldDAB and the European Broadcasting Union partnered to present “DAB+ at the heart of hybrid,” a webinar focusing on DAB+ and hybrid radio in the car. The two-hour webinar streamed live on March 10 is available for future viewing on WorldDAB’s YouTube channel.
(RedTech Tribe) Read more
Inovonics announces new DAB+ monitoring package
- Inovonics Inc.
- United States
The new DAB+ monitoring package has been introduced to meet the increased growth of DAB+ broadcasts worldwide. The new 660 DAB+ Rack Bundle allows broadcasters to monitor three independent off-air channels simultaneously in a compact 1U package. The modestly priced package is tailored to the budget conscious broadcaster.
(Asia Radio Today) Read more