French independent radios make appeal to newly appointed Minister of Culture and Communication

Independent Radios (Les Indés Radios) used an advertisement to draw the Minister's attention to the issues of digital radio, a fair allocation of FM frequencies, and anti-competition law.

Germany an important market for the future successes of digital radio in Europe

WorldDMB President Patrick Hannon talks about the importance of the German market for the introduction of digital radio in Europe and the world. "Germany is key to the success of digital radio in Europe. Digital radio is well established in UK, Norway, Denmark and Switzerland – and with the national launches of DAB+ in Germany (2011) and the Netherlands (2013), European momentum is clearly building. New markets such as Italy, France, Poland and Sweden are now taking their first steps – and are monitoring closely the development of digital radio in Germany to see whether DAB+ will be the primary future platform for radio in Europe."

Ground-Breaking Digital Radio Module from Frontier Silicon

Frontier Silicon, the world's leading supplier of digital radio and connected audio technology solutions, launches Verona 2, a new DAB digital radio module based on its 4th generation Kino 4 chip.

Ground-Breaking Digital Radio Module from Frontier Silicon

Frontier Silicon, the world's leading supplier of digital radio and connected audio technology solutions, launches Verona 2, a new DAB digital radio module based on its 4th generation Kino 4 chip.

DAB transmitters switched on for Northern radio listeners

The 12 new transmitters will bring DAB to an additional 50,000 households and improves digital radio reception for more than half a million. The new areas covered are: Darwen (Lancashire), Hebden Bridge, Maesteg, Luddenden & Sowerby Bridge, Stocksbridge (South Yorkshire), Matlock & Wirksworth, Oxford & south west Oxfordshire, Rye, East Grinstead, Okehampton, Jedburgh and Biggar. - See more at: http://www.prolificnorth.co.uk/2014/09/dab-transmitters-switched-on-for-northern-radio-listeners/#sthash.RP9YbZfl.dpuf

WorldDMB report highlights growth of digital radio

WorldDMB has for the first time collated key statistics from digital radio markets around the world. The aim is to present, in an easily accessible format, the status and progress of DAB/DAB+ in nine major territories.

Italy continues to grow in Italy

In late July, the Council of the Authority for the Communications Authority has decided to proceed with the planning of new regional areas for the T DAB +.

Digital Radio continues to gain momentum

TNS research published at IFA Berlin shows the significant growth of DAB+ across Germany with more than 2 million DAB+ users than prior year. Michael Reichert, Head of ARD project office said: "The new data shows that the market penetration of digital radio has increased significantly...We will continue with our programme of campaigns.." Press Release (German)

Radioplayer reveals digital adaptor for cars

Radioplayer, the online listening platform run by the BBC and commercial radio, unveiled a prototype hybrid car adaptor which enables listeners to get maximum choice of radio stations, with minimum tuning fuss. With 20% of radio listening taking place in the car, and some 27 million UK vehicles still not able to receive DAB radio, this technology could present a solution to one of the biggest hurdles faced by the radio industry, in the move towards digital.

DAB+ listeners in Germany up 2 million against previous year

Recent research by TNS has shown an "impressive growth" of DAB+ in Germany with around 2 million more people tuning into DAB radio than the previous year. Figures also show total recorded digital receiver sales at almost 5 million. DAB listening in cars has improved with the 1.29 listeners now tuning in digitally, up from 0.62 million in 2013.