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DAB receiver testing with IZT
WorldDAB Members News - 05.06.2019 - Innovationszentrum für Telekommunikationstechnik GmbH IZT - Germany - Germany
Digitisation in the automotive sector is continuously raising the bar when it comes to reliable test equipment. WorldDAB member IZT offers a number of tailored solutions for testing automotive entertainment systems.
From IZT:

New DAB+ campaign kicks off in the Netherlands
01.06.2019 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Digital Radio NL has launched a new advertising campaign for the promotion of DAB+ in the Netherlands. The slogan of the new campaign, which includes a TV commercial featuring famous DJs, is "DAB +, the new sound of radio".
From Media Magazine:

GatesAir Acquires Onetastic
31.05.2019 - United States - United States
GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters, and a portfolio company of The Gores Group, today announced that it has acquired Onetastic, a leading provider of television and digital radio transmission systems. With this acquisition, GatesAir, which has significantly expanded its global sales and business development teams worldwide since 2018, further strengthens its presence and visibility in Europe.
From GatesAir:

Northern Germany lays groundwork for DAB+
31.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
Schleswig-Holstein, the northern German state that borders with Denmark, has launched a call for tenders as it prepares for the upcoming launch of DAB+ in the region. The deadline for application is 28 June 2019.
From Radio Woche:

250 regional DAB+ stations on air across Germany
30.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
With 98 percent of the population covered and approximately 250 regional DAB+ stations on air, Germany's radio digitisation continues to progress. 13 new transmitters are expected to be installed across the country by the end of 2019 to fill in the gaps.
From Rein Horen:

High interest in first WorldDAB seminar on DAB+ network implementation
30.05.2019 - Hungary - Hungary
Delegates from across the Central and Eastern European Region attended the WorldDAB Spectrum and Network Implementation Committee’s first seminar on ‘Best practice for implementation of DAB+ SFN networks’. DAB+ network operators from Germany, UK, Norway and Poland shared their key learnings from their deployment of DAB+ Single Frequency Networks.
From WorldDAB:

Excerpts from the WorldDAB UX design guidelines
29.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
WorldDAB's latest version of the User Experience (UX) Design Guidelines for auto manufacturers and broadcasters, which is based on consumer research carried out in five different countries, details how to deliver the best possible digital radio user experience in the car.
From Radio World:

Best DAB radios
29.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Digital audio broadcasting offers a more robust radio listening experience than classic analogue, with the capacity for way more stations and the potential for superior sound quality. A dedicated DAB radio is all it takes to benefit from this digital listening platform - here are eight of the best currently available in the UK.
From Shortlist:

Second national DAB+ multiplex halted in Germany
28.05.2019 - Germany - Germany
The Leipzig Administrative Court has overturned the decision to grant Antenne Deutschland with a licence to launch and operate a second national DAB+ multiplex in Germany. The multiplex was originally scheduled to start operating in the fourth quarter of 2019.
From Radio Szene:

National DAB+ goes live in Austria
28.05.2019 - Austria - Austria
Austria has officially launched its national DAB+ network this week, with nine stations now broadcasting on DAB+ across the country. A regional DAB+ network covering Vienna and the surrounding areas has already been in operation since April 2018.
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