WorldDMB signs Smart Radio MoU

WorldDMB has today signed the Smart Radio Memorandum of Understanding. By signing this MoU, WorldDMB joins with European broadcasters (public and private) in order to encourage the uptake of digital radio in multiple devices - in particular, in smartphones and tablets.

Digital radio boost for North Yorkshire

The big switch-on took place at The Racecourse in York. The four new transmitters launching at Bilsdale, Acklam Wold, Harrogate and Oliver’s Mount will bring DAB digital radio coverage for local stations from zero to over 81% of the population in the area - around 700,000 people - and they will add over 935kmof roads into local DAB coverage for the first time.

Local DAB launches in North Yorkshire

Local DAB digital radio services have launched in North Yorkshire today in the final new DAB multiplex launch of the year. Further stations are expected to be added in the middle of 2015, when changes to the DAB service in Yorkshire are scheduled.

Germany experience robust digital radio growth

In a review of the year, Germany has experienced a robust growth of digital radio thanks to new transmitter sites, additional radio channels and a growing variety of digital radio services. This growth is reflected in the increase in listening of DAB+ with 5 million receivers in households.

More choice for Selby radio listeners as North Yorks DAB goes on air

Radio listeners across the Selby area have a new way to listen to their local stations this morning as North Yorkshire's DAB transmitter goes live. BBC Radio York and 104.7 Minster FM are both now able to broadcast to digital radio owners for the first time.

Two new digital radio transmitters in Caernarfon

TWO new digital radio transmitters have been activated in Caernarfon.Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, said: “The future of radio is digital and this is part of a major expansion of DAB digital radio coverage across the UK.” The switch-on means listeners will be able to receive digital versions of BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Radio Wales, Capital and Smooth, and two additional stations, Nation Radio and Nation Hits, will be available for the first time in the area only on DAB digital radio.

MeinungsBarometer Digital Radio DAB+ Auto Report for Germany – chapter summaries in English available to WorldDMB members only

MeinungsBarometer has published the first Digital Radio DAB+ Auto Report for Germany. This comprehensive industry survey comes three years after the country's DAB+ launch and includes data on relevant cars available on the German market, broken down by manufacturer to include report on the level of equipment with DAB+ receivers on customer interest, sales success and forecasts. To complete the survey, decision makers for all relevant German car brands were interviewed. Chapter summaries only are now available to WorldDMB members.

WATCH: North Wales digital radio switch on gives access to 100000 people

Two transmitters have been switched on in North-west Wales giving 100,000 people access to digital radio stations. The switch-on, during a ceremony in Caernarfon today, means six stations will be available in the area for the first time only on dab. There are...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Business Edition Launched in the UK

If we cut right to the chase, the UK-only Alfa Romeo Giulietta Business Edition shares its 16-inch alloy wheels; dual-zone climate control; cruise control; rear parking sensors; DAB digital radio and Bluetooth connectivity with the Distinctive model, but adds...

BBC DAB boosted as 12 more transmitters are brought into service

The BBC has released details of twelve new DAB digital radio transmitters which have been brought into service over the past two months, part of an ongoing exercise to boost the coverage of the BBC's national radio stations on the DAB platform in both rural and urban areas.