IBC Sneak Peek: GatesAir Displays DAB Radio Solution

GatesAir is demonstrating its enhanced DAB radio solution for broadcasters transitioning from FM to national digital radio systems, which the company says, adds a new layer of redundancy across expansive DAB transmitter networks.

DAB not closed in Spain

In response to a recent article on the situation of DAB in Spain, Gorka Zumeta argues that DAB in Spain is still very much an current issue.

2wcom Supplies DAB+ Networks in Netherlands

Four regional DAB+ networks built by Broadcast Partners went to air in the Netherlands in May, all of which were installed with 2wcom’s FlexXtract+ DAB+ distribution extractor.

DAB radio safer than FM

"DAB network has large contingency advantages compared with FM network," says the Norwegian Culture Department. Further more, in a country with many tunnels, it is possible to receive emergency alerts via DAB.

More than a quarter of radio listening is via DAB+

The Digital Migration (DigiMig) working group presented a new research project on digital radio listening today at the Swiss Radio Day. Research found that digital radio listening is increasing with more than a quarter of radio listening at home and at work via DAB+.

French CSA due to publish DAB+ consultation results

Mathieu Quétel asks if we are on the eve of a national launch of DAB+ in France, with the CSA expected to publish, during the first days of September, the results of its consultation for the extension of DAB+ into 20 more cities / zones.

GatesAir to Unveil Next-Generation TV and DAB Radio Exciter at IBC2015

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will introduce its next-generation software-defined exciter for TV and DAB Radio broadcasters and network operators at IBC2015.

Adopting digital radio

In South Africa the National Association of Broadcasters and the Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (Sadiba), are busy with DAB+ digital radio technology trials, which are being headed by Dave Cherry. Cherry shares with Screen Africa how Africa and the rest of the world are moving towards this digital medium.

Media Broadcast begins next stage of DAB+ transmitter network expansion

Media Broadcast moves to the next stage in their national DAB+ network expansion. The existing network will be expanded to 110 transmitter stations by 2016 and cover 98% of motorways, supplying the regions around Loebau (Saschen), Aurich (Lower Saxony) and Cottbus (Brandenburg). The commissioning of additional locations will be announced shortly.

Media Broadcast DAB+ transmitter network expansion map

Media Broadcast moves to the next stage in their national DAB+ network expansion. The existing network will be expanded to 110 transmitter stations by 2016 and cover 98% of motorways. Full coverage map available for download.