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Ole Jørgen Torvmark, Digital Radio Norway at RDE17

We catch up with Ole Jørgen Torvmark from Digital Radio Norway at Radiodays Europe 2017. Ole Jørgen talks about switchover progress so far, the next regions to make the move … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jacqueline Bierhorst, Digital Radio NL at RDE17

Just after presenting an update on all things DAB+, we speak to Jacqueline Bierhorst, Director at Digital Radio NL. Jacqueline talks about the Netherlands’ rollout of DAB+, the next public … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Graham Dixon, EBU at RDE17

WorldDAB chats to Graham Dixon, Head of Radio at EBU. Graham looks at the big question from his opening keynote, “What is radio?”, and discusses the reasons why more countries … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Floris Daelemans, VRT at RDE17

In our series of interviews from Radiodays 2017, we speak to Floris Daelemans, Digital Radio Expert at VRT. Floris discusses the reasons why broadcast radio isn’t going anywhere, why DAB … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Marius Lillelien, NRK at RDE17

WorldDAB speaks to Marius Lillelien, Head of Radio at NRK. Marius looks at the listener reaction to Norway’s digital switchover, which new stations are the most popular and what lessons … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kenneth Andresen, MTG at RDE17

We speak to Kenneth Andresen, Director of radio at MTG Norway/P4. Kenneth discusses switchover progress so far, why listeners are enjoying the new stations and some of the challenges that … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jurre Bosman, NPO at RDE17

We speak to Jurre Bosman, Director Radio Programming at Netherlands Public Broadcasting (NPO). Jurre talks about how NPO uses DAB+, why listeners value the extra choice and the new campaigns to … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Menno Koningsberger at RDE17

We speak to Menno Koningsberger, CEO at Talpa Radio. Menno talks about his opening keynote from Radiodays, the potential for hybrid radio and how and why Talpa radio uses DAB+. … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

10 steps to DAB+ success

In the opening keynote at ABU DBS last week, Joan Warner from Commercial Radio Australia and WorldDAB presented 10 steps to DAB success. The 10 steps are based on rollouts around … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

DAB+ in the spotlight at ABU DBS

For the first time at ABU DBS, WorldDAB is partnering with key supply-chain companies on a DAB+ pavilion. Ahead of the show, we speak to some of the exhibitors to … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

How do we encourage more private broadcasters to embrace DAB?

Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB At the EBU’s Digital Radio Summit in February, this was the question I posed to the audience – “how do we get more private broadcasters to … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

A big year for DAB+ in France

Jean-Marc Dubreuil, WorldDAB Next week WorldDAB will be at the European Radio Show and while the show may now have a much more international focus, there will be plenty of … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

WorldDAB at the Brussels Auto Show

Rosie Smith, WorldDAB  With over 400,000 visitors over 9 days, the Brussels Auto show is a significant automotive event for the BENELUX region. This year is particularly significant for DAB … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Automotive DAB – a year in review

We speak to Laurence Harrison of Digital Radio UK and Chair of the WorldDAB Automotive UX Group, on progress for automotive DAB in 2016 and what he wants to see … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

WorldDAB workshop in Kuala Lumpur

Les Sabel, WorldDAB  At the end of November 2016 I was in Malaysia to host a workshop on DAB+ digital radio, with 28 attendees from 12 different countries taking part … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB in 2016: a year in review

  2016 was a successful year for digital radio with strong progress in several DAB markets. “Norway is certainly one of the headlines from the last year, with its FM … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Predictions for DAB in 2017

  With Norway set to make radio history just 11 days into 2017 with the start of its FM switch-off, the year promises to be another busy one for the … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB+ coverage in Italy continues its rapid expansion

Giorgio Guana By the end of this year, over 76% of the Italian population will be able to receive DAB services, thanks to two new transmitters in Campania and Salerno. … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adoption du DAB dans les automobiles en Europe

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB and creating new content

Sam Bonham speaks to Ash Elford from Angel Radio, Christo Grozev from Radio NewCo and Paul Sylvester from Absolute Radio on how DAB gives broadcasters room to create new content … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB and radio in the car

At the WorldDAB General Assembly, Sam Bonham speaks to Andreas Goršak from JVCKENWOOD, Roger Lanctot from Strategy Analytics and Ron Schiffelers from NXP Semiconductors on the importance of DAB adoption … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB lessons from developed markets

At the WorldDAB General Assembly, Sam Bonham speaks to Jacqueline Bierhorst from Digital Radio Netherlands, Joan Warner from Commercial Radio Australia and Ford Ennals from Digital Radio UK on what other markets … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Reiner Müller recipient of WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service 2016

At this year’s WorldDAB General Assembly in Vienna, the Per Erik Selemark Award for Outstanding Service was presented to Reiner Müller of the Bavarian media regulatory body, Bayerische Landeszentrale fur … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: Absolute 80s and building a brand through DAB

Ahead of the General Assembly, we speak to Paul Sylvester, Director of Content at Absolute Radio on how Absolute Radio has used DAB to build a new audience. Paul is … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB radio in cars on the rise across Europe

 Over 1.7 million new cars with DAB radio on European roads in first half of 2016 Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and UK all showing increase in numbers … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aperçu de l’assemblée générale : le DAB en France

Avant le démarrage de l‘assemblée générale 2016 du WorldDAB, nous avons pu nous entretenir avec Patrice Gélinet, Conseiller, Conseil supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) français, sur les prochaines étapes du déploiement … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: DAB in France

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Patrice Gélinet, Board Member of the Council, Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) in France on the next stages of DAB rollout and the … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: DAB in Australia and APAC

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Joan Warner, CEO at Commercial Radio Australia and Asia Pacific Chair at WorldDAB, on digital radio’s development across APAC, new content … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: Next steps for receivers

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Branimir Vojcic, CEO and CTO at LN2, on the technical challenges facing DAB receivers and the requirements for handheld DAB equipment.  What … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: What next for in-car DAB?

Ahead of the WorldDAB General Assembly, we speak to Roger Lanctot from Strategy Analytics on the future of in-car entertainment, whether there will always be a place for radio and … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: Wireless Group and DAB

Ahead of the WorldDAB General Assembly 2016, we speak to Jimmy Buckland, Director of Strategy at Wireless Group, on the importance of DAB and what he wants to see from the digital … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Countdown to the WorldDAB 2016 General Assembly – a year in review

Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB Next month the radio industry heads to Vienna for the 2016 WorldDAB General Assembly – with significant progress achieved since the 2015 event in London. The … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

WorldDAB at the European Radio Forum in Krakow

Last week WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon joined representatives from across Europe for an event in Krakow, Poland, to discuss DAB+, hybrid radio and European digitalisation strategies. Highlights from the day … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Norway’s path to DSO: 100 days to go

With just 100 days to go until Norway starts its digital switchover, Digital Radio Norway has presented a report to Culture Committee Chairman Svein Harberg detailing progress so far and … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The green credentials of DAB+

A new report from Germany has taken a look at the cost of setting up and running DAB+ and FM networks across Bavaria, from the number of transmitter sites required … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBC Preview: The UK path to DSO

Ahead of his presentation at IBC in WorldDAB’s Insight Session, we speak to Laurence Harrison, Technology and Market Development Director, Digital Radio UK, on the status of DAB in the UK … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB+ in Germany on the move

Carsten Zorger from Digitalradio Büro Deutschland on DAB+ progress in Germany and the timing of  a potential digital switchover German digital radio is in good health, with plenty of positive … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why is DAB+ the right choice for radio in Germany?

 This week an article from WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon was published in German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). The English version of Patrick’s article is published below and, the same … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBC Preview: EBU and digital radio across Europe

Graham Dixon, Head of Radio at EBU, discusses digital radio’s importance in our digital world and his hope that we can all take a moment to reflect at IBC this … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBC Preview: Norway’s path to DSO

  Ahead of WorldDAB’s insight session at IBC 2016, we speak to Jørn Jensen, Chief Advisor to the Director of Distribution at NRK Norway.   “Progress is going well and … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

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