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DAB+ national commercial radio stations network improves in the Netherlands
30.12.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
National commercial radio stations have further improved their DAB+ reception in parts of the Netherlands as digital radio continues to make headway in Europe. There are currently 39 commercial radio stations available to listeners in the Netherlands on DAB+.

Retrofitting DAB+ in the car - what are the options?
23.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
This article outlines the different options available to car owners looking to retrofit DAB+ into their existing cars. Starting from December 21 2020, all new cars sold in Germany will include digital capabilities.

DAB+ in numbers
23.12.2019 - France - France
From October 2018 to September 2019, just under 140,000 receivers were sold in France - a 30.9% growth in a receiver market down 12%. This is the strongest growth with Belgium ( 4.4% growth) and the Czech Republic (82% growth).
From La Lettre Pro:

Bcast brings DAB+ to Tenerife
22.12.2019 - Spain - Spain
A new DAB+ multiplex operated by Polish broadcast operator Bcast has launched on the Spanish island of Tenerife, in the Canary islands. The multiplex was launched near the town of Adeje.
From Bcast:

Les Brenets switch FM transmitter with DAB+
20.12.2019 - Switzerland - Switzerland
The FM transmitter serving the municipality of Les Brenets, in Switzerland's Neuchatel, is set to be replaced with a DAB+ transmitter in January 2020 as Switzerland continues to digitisation.

Second private DAB+ multiplex planned for Hamburg
20.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
A second private multiplex is set to launch in Hamburg in the near future. This follows an announcement made by the media regulator for the state of Schleswig-Holstein expressing plans to expand existing DAB+ services in Germany's northernmost state.
From Radio Woche:

Bauer and MuxCo win DAB radio multiplexes in Cumbria
19.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Ofcom has awarded two 12-year licences for new local radio multiplexes for areas in Cumbria and Morecambe Bay. Bauer, which applied for a multiplex to cover North and West Cumbria, and MuxCo, which partnered with Nation Broadcasting to apply for a multiplex to cover Morecambe Bay and South Cumbria, will both start broadcasting in 2020.
From Radio Today:

Czech Radio confirms 2020 expansion plans
WorldDAB Members News - 19.12.2019 - Czech Radio - Czech Republic - Czech Republic
Czech Radio has confirmed the budget for its DAB network extension plans in 2020. As part of the public broadcaster's expansion plans, DAB+ coverage is set to go from 80% to 95 % population.
From Czech Radio:

DAB+ launches in Mandurah
18.12.2019 - Australia - Australia
Mandurah is set to become the ninth city in Australia to launch DAB+ digital radio, when the free to air broadcast technology is rolled out to western Australia’s second largest city on December 23. DAB+ was launched in Canberra, Darwin and Hobart earlier this year, and has been available in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth since 2009.
From Commercial Radio Australia:

Viva Leisure launches dedicated radio station on DAB+
17.12.2019 - Australia - Australia
Viva Leisure, the Australian health and fitness club provider, has announced the launch of Club Lime Radio, a radio station available to listeners in Canberra on DAB+. The dedicated radio station has been setup in partnership with Canberra FM Radio, a joint venture between the Australian Radio Network and Southern Cross Austereo..
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