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Population coverage in Czech Republic to reach 80% by end of the year
WorldDAB Members News - 30.09.2019 - Czech Radio - Czech Republic - Czech Republic
The new national multiplex operated by Czech Radio, which is set to be divided into two parts serving the west and eastern parts of the country, will help bring population coverage to 80% by the end of 2019.
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Southern Cross Austereo launches new DAB+ stations
30.09.2019 - Australia - Australia
Southern Cross Austereo has announced changes to its lineup, with the launch of new DAB+ stations. Triple M launched MMM Hard N Heavy on 1 October 2019 in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, while Hit Oldskool and MMM Country also launched in Hobart on the same day.
From Radio Today:

SRG conveys DAB+ benefits for drivers
WorldDAB Members News - 27.09.2019 - SRG SSR - Switzerland - Switzerland
The business opportunities associated with the growth of DAB+ in cars were brought to light during the first automotive workshop organised by SRG, the Swiss broadcasting association, on 26 September. SRG's next workshop on DAB+ in the car will be taking place in Lausanne on 3 October, as Switzerland prepares for the switch off of the FM.
From CE Today:

DAB+ in the spotlight at Austria Media Day
26.09.2019 - Austria - Austria
DAB+ digital radio took centre stage during the Austria Media Day that took place on 25 September. WorldDAB president Patrick Hannon highlighted the significant development of DAB+ in Austria and the rest of Europe, touching on the reasons behind the success of DAB+ radio and stating that radio requires a multi-platform strategy with DAB+ at the heart of it.
From Horizon:

Nova extends brand identity with new DAB+ stations
25.09.2019 - Australia - Australia
Following the trend set by other networks, Nova Entertainment has streamlined its brand identity with the launch of two new DAB+ stations - Smooth Relax and Smooth Chill - so that new digital stations align with the successful Smooth brand. "Extending the smoothfm brand provides us with future opportunities to create different smooth genres", said Paul Jackson, Nova Entertainment Chief Programming and Marketing Officer.
From Radio Info:

Reduced distribution costs with DAB+
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - Arqiva - Netherlands - Netherlands
According to research conducted by Arqiva's Simon Mason, FM is the most expensive distribution channel, standing at £0.00105 per hour, compared to £0.00047 for distribution via IP. DAB+ provides the most affordable means of distribution, standing at £0.00033 per hour.
From DABplus.de:

Media Broadcast expands national DAB+ network in Germany
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - Media Broadcast GmbH - Germany - Germany
Media Broadcast has announced its plans to expand Germany's national DAB+ network with the launch of four new transmitters in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria. One out of four households in Germany are now equipped with a DAB+ radio, and over 68 million people are expected to have access to DAB+ stations at home by the end of 2019.
From Life PR:

DAB+ to launch in parts of Normandy in October
25.09.2019 - France - France
DAB+ will be launching in the department of Seine-Maritime, in the French region of Normandy, on 1 October 2019. Listeners in the cities of Le Havre and Rouen will now be able to benefit from DAB+ digital radio broadcasts.
From Tendance Ouest:

RTBF launches new DAB+ stations in Belgium
WorldDAB Members News - 25.09.2019 - RTBF - Belgium - Belgium
RTBF, the public broadcaster for the French-speaking community of Belgium, has announced the launch of two new DAB+ stations for French-speaking Belgium - Jam and Viva+. This brings the total number of RTBF DAB+ stations in the country to eight.
From RTBF:

Austria steps up national multiplex development
24.09.2019 - Austria - Austria
The development of Austria's national DAB+ network is in full swing, with the second phase of the rollout - originally expected for March 2020 - set to be completed ahead of schedule, and as early as December this year. Operated by the national public service broadcaster ORS, this expansion stage is set to bring population coverage in the country to 75%.
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