As awareness of digital radio in Australia grows and time spent listening to digital radios in the metropolitan capitals climbs, one industry figure has called on retailers to do more to highlight these products as part of a stand-alone category in their stores.
Over recent weeks the 'commit to community radio' campaign has endeavoured to put pressure on the government to ensure they budget for adequate assistance for community radio's development of digital radio.
The community radio sector will not have federal government to support its digital radio services in the next budget. That's according to a new letter (below) in response to the 'Commit To Community Radio' campaign.
The system works through your existing radio head unit and is available on a wide range of models, including the BMW 1 Series hatchback, 5 Series saloon and X5 SUV. DAB radio is now standard on many new BMW models.
Silicon Labs is sampling a digital radio-on-a-chip which supports FD, HD Radio and DAB/DAB .
The Aves Air is that rarest of breeds, a pocket-sized DAB radio.
The new Volvo S60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70 and S80 all feature new front and rear profiles plus enhanced equipment levels, including DAB radio as standard.
Leveraging software-defined radio technology, the new monolithic Si468x receiver ICs bring FM, HD Radio™ and DAB/DAB broadcast capabilities to a wide range of audio applications.
Bauer has removed the stereo hi-quality version of Kiss FM from 25 more local multiplexes, replacing it with a single national mono version.
MDR presented three blind and visually impaired associations in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia ten with accessible digital radios. "Our goal is to enable blind and visually impaired people access to new digital radio," says Niels Schulze, head of program distribution at the MDR.