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European Council adopts European Electronic Communications Code
04.12.2018 - Belgium - Belgium
The directive will, amongst other things, require all new car radios sold in the EU to include digital terrestrial radio. The legal act is set to be signed on 12 December and published in the EU Official Journal on 17 December. It will enter into force 3 days after publication.
From European Council:

WorldDAB principal sponsor of ABU DBS 2019
03.12.2018 - Malaysia - Malaysia
WorldDAB, the principal sponsor of the event, will update delegates on the latest DAB+ developments in the Asia Pacific region and around the world, including market updates, in-car digital radio progress, and information on how broadcasters are employing broadcast and IP. The theme of the 2019 DBS conference is “Digital Transition and Transformation”.
From ABU DBS:

CRA launches major Christmas digital radio campaign
03.12.2018 - Australia - Australia
This Christmas campaign, which features Santa Claus, has been launched off the back of research which found 21% of radio listeners surveyed in Australia would buy a new digital radio in the next 12 months.
From Mumbrella:

New DAB+ radio programs available in Neuchâtel
03.12.2018 - Switzerland - Switzerland
Since the start of October, eleven new radio programs have appeared on DAB+ in Neuchâtel. DAB + is gradually replacing the FM, which is expected to disappear in Switzerland by 2024 at the latest.
From arcinfo.ch:

WorldDAB gears up for ABU DBS in Kuala Lumpur
03.12.2018 - Malaysia - Malaysia
WorldDAB will take the opportunity to update delegates on the latest developments on DAB+ in the Asia Pacific region and around the world, including market updates, in-car digital radio progress, as well as the latest information on how broadcasters are employing broadcast and IP. WorldDAB will hold a DAB+ digital radio workshop on March 4, featuring presentations and discussions from industry experts DAB+ developments.
From Radio World:

RTI cz launches new project to bring digital radio to future generations
03.12.2018 - Czech Republic - Czech Republic
The project, entitled "Digital Radio in Schools", has been launched in support of media literacy in the Czech Republic. Through lectures, presentations and listening experiences, RTI cz s.r.o aims to bring digital radio closer to future generations in technical vocational, technical secondary schools and technical universities.
From RTI cz:

New radio services added to Glasgow SSDAB
30.11.2018 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The new stations added to Glasgow’s small-scale DAB multiplex are Celtic Music Radio, Pride Radio, United DJs, 45 Radio and Visitor Radio. Paisley FM and other Glasgow based community radio stations are also set to join the multiplex in coming months.
From Radio Today:

Radio joins forces with Pure in major Christmas retail push
29.11.2018 - Australia - Australia
The commercial radio industry is joining forces with leading digital radio brand Pure to launch a retail campaign aimed at putting DAB+ radios high on Christmas shopping lists this year. Research conducted in Australia earlier this year shows 21% of radio listeners ‘very or extremely likely’ to purchase a digital radio in the next 12 months.
From Radio Info:

North Rhine-Westphalia Media Authority publishes list of broadcasters interested in DAB+
28.11.2018 - Germany - Germany
As announced by the Broadcasting Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia in mid-November, interested parties include local, regional and national private program providers and platform operators.
From Infosat:

Three stations join new DAB+ multiplex in Polish city of Wrocław
WorldDAB Members News - 28.11.2018 - BCAST - Poland - Poland
Following the launch of a new DAB+ multiplex in Wrocław, three new stations have been added to enable digital radio transmissions.
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