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Spain urged to get on board with DAB+ in light of EECC
11.12.2019 - Spain - Spain
Radio industry stakeholders in Spain are endorsing the uptake of DAB+ digital radio in Europe, and urging their government to follow in the footsteps of Italy, France and Germany, by introducing a national law in line with the EECC directive, which requires new cars across the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio by the end of 2020.
From Gorka Zumeta:

Industry stakeholders call for new legislation around digital radio
11.12.2019 - Austria - Austria
Austria's major broadcasting bodies and associations have joined forces to petition for the introduction of regulation mandating DAB+ digital radio in all receivers sold in Austria - both in and out cars. The new regulation would also be in line with the EECC directive, which mandates digital radio in new cars across the EU by the end of 2020.
From Der Standard:

LFK eyes DAB+ network expansion in Baden-Württemberg
10.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
LFK, the media regulator for the state Baden-Württemberg in Germany, has announced its plans to expand the DAB+ digital radio network in the southwestern German state, as well as to trial small-scall DAB broadcasting.
From Infosat:

100% Radio bets on DAB+ strategy to expand network
10.12.2019 - France - France
100% Radio, the radio station based in the region of Occitanie in Southern France, is counting on DAB+ digital radio to help extend its network and launch in Bordeaux, Toulouse and Montpellier in the near future.
From La Lettre Pro:

UK to become the first market to exceed 70% digital adspend
09.12.2019 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The UK ad market is expected to grow by 4.9% in 2020, up from 3.2% in 2019, according to Zenith's latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts. Driving that growth will be a 6.9% jump in digital spending, Zenith said - and by 2022, the agency expects that 71% of UK adspend will be allocated to digital media.
From Mediatel:

Edge Radio gains access to DAB+ service in Hobart
09.12.2019 - Australia - Australia
Youth broadcaster, and community radio station, Edge Radio, will be allowed to provide a DAB+ digital radio service in Hobart despite being in the RA3 licence area for the city.
From Radio Info:

Private broadcasters in Austria launch largest DAB+ advertising campaign to date
05.12.2019 - Austria - Austria
Private broadcasters in Austria have launched the biggest DAB+ campaign to date in the country, estimated at approximately 2 million euros. Austria launched national DAB+ earlier this year, and with population coverage already standing at 77%, most of Austria's industry bodies have requested a new legislation mandating digital radio in receivers.
From Elektro Journal:

Paneda showcases Emergency Warning system over DAB in Norway
WorldDAB Members News - 05.12.2019 - Paneda
Paneda has carried out a large live demo of its unique Emergency Warning System over DAB. The test has been performed in the smaller city Flåm in Norway and has included the rescue service with fire brigades and police as well as representatives from relevant authorities.
From Paneda:

Agcom imposes equitable frequency allocation for Italian radio
05.12.2019 - Italy - Italy
New regulation put into force by Agcom, the Italian regulator, requires national network operators for digital radio to guarantee access to DAB+ broadcasts for new broadcasters defined as independent.

German politicians back DAB+ digital radio
04.12.2019 - Germany - Germany
German State Secretary for Rhineland-Palatinate Heike Raab and Dorothee Bär, Minister of State for Digital Affairs, discuss the benefits of DAB+ digital radio in light of Germany's recent introduction of a new law requiring all new car radios - and certain types of consumer receivers - to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio from 21 December 2020.
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