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DAB+ to launch in Toulon in 2020
28.05.2019 - France - France
DAB+ will be launching in the southern French city of Toulon in 2020. Up to 26 stations are expected - a number of which are not available on the FM band - are expected to be available on DAB+ in the region.

DAB+ rollout continues in France
28.05.2019 - France - France
Broadcasters' interest in DAB+ licences continues to grow as DAB+ digital radio launches in new cities across France. The multiplexes in Bordeaux and Toulouse are full, while another 28 licences have been granted for broadcasters in Bayonne, La Rochelle, Pau, Besançon, Dijon, Annecy, Annemasse, Chambéry, Grenoble, Saint-Etienne, Avignon, Toulon, Orléans, Poitiers and Tours.
From La Lettre Pro:

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.

Promax launches new DAB+ modulator
23.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Promax has introduced a new type of demodulator for DAB and DAB+ that can be installed into its Ranger Neo field strength meters. The Promax Ranger can identify, demodulate and measure the essential quality reception parameters for digital radio.
From Broadband TV News:

DAB+ adoption growing in France shows new CSA report
23.05.2019 - France - France
A new report released by the French regulator highlights the growing popularity of DAB receivers with French consumers. Among a number of findings, the report highlights that DAB+ household receiver penetration grew from 8 percent to 13 percent between 2017 and 2018 - a figure which expected to grow further in 2019 as DAB+ continues its rollout across the country.
From CSA:

DAB+ receiver sales on the rise as Austria prepares for nationwide DAB+ launch
22.05.2019 - Austria - Austria
DAB+ receiver sales continue to rise in Austria as the country prepares for the launch of its national DAB+ network on 28 May 2019. According to the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting (RTR), sales of DAB+ devices in Austria rose by 77 percent in 2018, and by 66 percent in the first three months of 2019 - a period in which sales of devices without DAB+ declined by 20 percent.
From Elektro:

High demand for regional DAB+ licences in France
22.05.2019 - France - France
A total of 136 applicants have been selected for regional DAB+ licences following the call for applications launched by the French regulator earlier this year. DAB+ is expected to launch across a number of French cities in the near future, including Bordeaux, Toulouse, Annecy, Annemasse, Avignon, Bayonne, Besançon, Chambéry, Dijon, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Orléans, Pau, Poitiers, Saint-Etienne, Toulon and Tours.
From CSA:

Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting releases new report ahead of national DAB+ launch
21.05.2019 - Austria - Austria
RTR, the Austrian Regulatory Authority, has released a report ahead of the country's launch of its national DAB+ network, planned for 28 May 2019. The report includes information on the network expansion plans and the area covered by the expansion, as well as details on the receivers available to consumers in Austria.
From RTR:

Digital radio erases boundaries
20.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
More than 60% of the UK population now tunes in to digital radio - via DAB, digital TV or the internet - every week, with this percentage continuously rising. According to the latest data released by Rajar, over 70% of all digital listening is done on DAB+.
From The Times:

Increasing number of DAB+ listeners in the UK
20.05.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
According to the latest data released by Rajar, over half of all radio listening (56.4 percent) taking place in the UK is digital. More than two-thirds of digital listening (71.6 percent) is attributable to DAB+.
From Radio Szene: