Graham Johnson, Business Development Manager, Connects2, AutoDAB range of products, presents SmartDAB the latest technology for drivers who want more from their radio.
Today, broadcasters welcomed the decision made during a session of the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva that there would be no change to the allocation in the 470-694 MHz band now or at the WRC-19 (in four years time.)
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) welcomes today’s landmark decision by the ITU’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) on the use of the UHF band.
“The research shows that 40% of Australians in the major capital cities now have access to a DAB digital radio, which reflects a strong adoption rate over the six years since the launch of the first DAB services in Australia,”said CRA CEO Joan Warner.
Australians are embracing digital radio, with new data by GfK showing four out of 10 Australians in the five metropolitan capital cities now have access to a digital radio at home, work or in the car.
Australia, the first country to officially launch DAB+, is celebrating new figures today showing 40% of Australians (in the five metro capital cities with DAB) have access to a digital radio, at home, work or in the car. (The figure for the UK is 53.7%).
So what is digital radio and what is the state of affairs in the Netherlands? Menno Koningsberger, Director of 538 Group and chairman of the VCR (Association of Commercial Radio) answers.
From today, radio listeners in Wast Friesland will be able to receive their NDR stations on DAB+. In addition to NDR stations such as NR1 Niedersachsen, NDR Kultur, NDR Info and N-JOY, listeners will be able to tune into exclusive digitalchannels NDR Blue NDR Traffic and NDR Ifoo Special heard.
Receiver brand Sonoro have created a visual overview of DAB+ services currently broadcasting in Germany.
The DAB+ receiver database has been updated to show the new DAB+ receivers available on the market. The database includes receivers suitable for cars, the home and hybrid devices.