Technology & Rollout

Welcome to the Technology & Rollout toolkit for digital radio. Here you will find a comprehensive overview and resources on all aspects of digital radio implementation.

DAB, DAB+ and DMB have emerged as the digital radio standards of choice for broadcasters around the globe.

The DAB family of standards, designed for Band III, are currently available to over half a billion people worldwide.  They have been adopted in over 40 countries and there are hundreds of digital radio devices for in the home, on the move and in-car.

WorldDAB provides support to broadcasters migrating to digital radio by making available information and case studies of best practice on all aspects of the deployment of digital radio. 

Economic Advantages of DAB+

The cost of delivering a station in Bavaria on DAB+ compared to FM.

WorldDAB Receiver Profiles

The WorldDAB Digital Radio Receiver Profiles are designed to help create a vibrant digital radio market across Europe and the world by defining minimum functionality for different classes of digital radio receivers that use the DAB system.

Digital Radio Receivers

Find out about the hundreds of DAB/ DAB+ devices on the market with prices starting as low as 20 Euro (25 USD) consumers have plenty of choice when choosing what receiver to listen to their favourite digital radio stations on, whether at home, on the move or in-car.

Country Information

Find out where the DAB/DAB+ is on air and detailed information on market status, services on air, network coverage and maps, regulation, national marketing initiatives, digital radio in-car, receiver penetration and emergency broadcasting scenarios.

Join WorldDAB

Join WorldDAB, the global industry forum for digital radio professionals, facilitating the implementation of broadcast radio based on DAB, DAB+.