ASEAN broadcasters assemble in Bangkok for DAB+ workshop
Radio experts from across ASEAN attended yesterday’s workshop on “Digital Radio Services, Implementation and Business Models” organised jointly by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), the Royal Thai Army (RTA), the Government Public Relations Department (PRO) and WorldDAB.
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DAB+ day at IFA 2019 launches major DAB+ promo campaign
Stakeholders across the German radio industry come together at IFA Berlin on 5 September for a DAB+ themed day, which kicks off a major cross-platform DAB+ promo campaign in the lead up to Christmas. Germany now has more than 260 regional programmes broadcast on DAB+ and almost every second car off the assembly line now comes with DAB+.
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North Macedonia to trial DAB+
22.07.2019, North Macedonia
Publicly owned broadcast network operator PE National Broadcasting confirmed on 29 June 2019 that it has commissioned experimental work using DAB+ equipment that has been purchased following a tender process during the first half of 2019.
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Local radio in Belgium boosted by DAB+
The local radio landscape in Wallonia-Brussels Federation is to be enriched by the launch of new a DAB+ community radio network. The broadcaster RCF has announced it has obtained a frequency on the new DAB+ community network to be launched in autumn 2019 covering all of the region.
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French regulator gives further boost to DAB+
In another step towards the national rollout of DAB+ in France the CSA has announced it has accepted 68 out of the 105 applications received for further DAB+ stations in Paris, Marseille and Nice. Authorisations will be issued before the end of 2019.
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Political support in Bavaria facilitated successful roll-out of DAB+
The DAB+ train continues throughout Europe, according to BLM CEO Siegfried Schneider. Those who do not get on board now will find themselves at an analogue dead end. Terrestrial digital radio has been established to the point of no return, and 5G mobile technology is not a panacea for radio for the foreseeable future.
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AirCheck adds 51 DAB+ Stations to Monitoring Network
Listening on 51 DAB+ stations across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide to be monitored. “DAB+ is a highly competitive radio market and this new service will give radio, its advertisers and media agencies transparent and independent commercial airplay verification”.
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Fun Kids Junior spin-off radio station launches on DAB+
23.07.2019 , United Kingdom
Fun Kids has launched its first spin-off *service* for pre-schoolers and their parents called Fun Kids Junior.
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Over 40 DAB+ stations on air in the Pays de la Loire, western France
At the begging of July, DAB+ was officially launched in Nantes and the wider region of Pays de La Loire in western France. Less than a month after the launch, 41 new stations have already gone live on DAB+ in the region, while a number of other cities in France are expected to follow suit and launch DAB+ in coming months.
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Inovonics completes transition to new INOmini Monitor-Receiver range
24.07.2019, Inovonics Inc.
The INOmini occupies 1/3-rack, allowing broadcasters to optimize their rack space for audio processing, RDS encoding, and monitoring for DAB+, AM, FM, RDS, HD-Radio.
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An update from the WorldDAB Automotive Working Group
18.07.2019, United Kingdom
Digital radio in the car has come a long way over the past year, with a number of exciting developments taking place both internally, within WorldDAB and the WorldDAB Automotive Working Group, as well as on a pan-European level, with the introduction of the EECC Directive. This article recapitulates some of the key highlights, research and developments brought about by the work of WorldDAB and the WorlddDAB Automotive Working Group.
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A roundup of the latest car models with DAB+ included and new in-car DAB+ receivers:
- 2020 Audi A4 (Drive)
- Maserati Levante (Oldham Chronicle)
- MG ZS 2019 (Top Gear)
- VW T-Cross (Eurekar)
- Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport (Drive)
- Iveco Daily 35S21Hi Matic Automaat (Trucks.nl)
WorldDAB session at IBC 2019 – radio distribution strategies for a connected world
This session looks at broadcast digital radio’s place in the distribution mix and will give recommendations on how broadcasters can assess all digital distribution platforms in order to make informed investment choices to safeguard broadcast radio’s future. The session is free to attend for IBC exhibition visitors and will take place 09.00 – 10.30 on Monday 16 September.
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