News

Subscribe to the WorldDAB newsletters and get the latest news on industry developments and upcoming events by clicking here.

 Share your latest news, articles and white papers and have them featured on the WorldDAB website by clicking here.


Digital Radio Germany adds new features for consumers and industry professionals
18.03.2020 - Germany Germany
Germany's digital radio organisation has added new features enabling consumers to access an FQA on Germany's new digital radio law, as well as making DAB+ advertising information and promotional material available to equipment manufacturer and retailers - including corporate design packages, training material and social media guidelines.

Read more


Sangean launches new waterproof, mobile DAB+ radio
17.03.2020 - Germany Germany
The Sangean Aquatic 205 is a waterproof DAB+ station designed to keep dust out of the receiver. Users can add up to eight favourite stations (4 DAB+ / 4 FM) and the receiver also includes Bluetooth.

Read more


Local radio stations launch on DAB+ in Norway's Sandefjord
17.03.2020 - Norway Norway
Kontakt Radio and Misjonsradioen (Mission Radio), two popular radio stations in Sandefjord - a city located in the region of Vestfold, Eastern Norway - are now available to listeners on DAB+.

Read more


New stations launch in northern Germany
17.03.2020 - Germany Germany
The number of DAB+ stations in northern Germany is on the rise, with Media Broadcast launching three new stations in the cities of Bremen, Bremerhaven and Lübeck. More stations are also expected to launch in the region in the coming months.

Read more


Health Info Radio launched on DAB to broadcast COVID-19 updates
16.03.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom
A new service has launched on a number of DAB digital radio multiplexes in the UK with information on the COVID-19 outbreak. Health Info Radio is on Aldershot and Woking, Brighton, Hove and East Worthing, Birmingham, Glasgow, Portsmouth and Norwich SSDAB multiplexes, with more to be added in the coming days.

Read more


DAB+ offering expands in northern Germany
16.03.2020 - Media Broadcast GmbH WorldDAB Member - Germany Germany
The number of DAB+ stations in Germany is on the rise, with Media Broadcast launching three new stations in the cities of Bremen, Bremerhaven and Lübeck, in the north of the country. Additional stations are also expected to launch in the region in coming months.

Read more


WorldDAB launches Automotive Help Point
12.03.2020 - WorldDAB News - United Kingdom United Kingdom
The WorldDAB Automotive Help Point will help car manufacturers and broadcasters resolve issues related to in-car DAB+ and provide the best possible digital radio experience in the car.

Read more


Call for tenders launched in the Netherlands
12.03.2020 - Netherlands Netherlands
Dutch broadcasters interested in acquiring local DAB+ licences are now able to submit their applications to dutch spectrum regulator Agentschap Telecom. Local public or commercial broadcasters can apply for a licence for a total of 22 allotments, with licenses valid until August 2022.

Read more


GatesAir expands Maxiva transmission family for DAB+
11.03.2020 - GatesAir WorldDAB Member - Australia Australia
GatesAir will broaden its range of Maxiva transmitters and next-generation software innovations for digital broadcasters at the 2020 NAB Show, where the first Maxiva liquid-cooled transmitter line for VHF television and DAB Radio will be presented, alongside several compact, high-density transmission solutions from the new GatesAir Europe division.

Read more


Kathrein introduces first DAB+ radio receiver
11.03.2020 - Germany Germany
Kathrein's first DAB+ receiver, the DAB+ 1 mini, is available at select retailers. The German company has also announced its intention to introduce two other DAB+ models in the near future.

Read more