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podcast-icon-3Podcast: DAB and creating new content
This podcast recorded in Vienna for the WorldDAB General Assembly, features Ash Elford from Angel Radio, Christo Grozev from Radio NewCo and Paul Sylvester from Absolute Radio who discuss how DAB gives broadcasters room to create new content and target new audiences. The trio look how they have used DAB to reach new audiences, the challenge of trying something new and the importance of quality content.

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podcast-icon-3General Assembly preview: What next for in-car DAB?
Recorded during the WorldDAB General Assembly in Vienna, this podcast features to Andreas Goršak from JVCKENWOOD, Roger Lanctot from Strategy Analytics and Ron Schiffelers from NXP Semiconductors on the importance of DAB adoption in the automotive sector and the evolution of in-car entertainment. The panel covers the automotive perception of DAB, development of new antenna solutions and the evolution of the connected car.

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podcast-icon-3Podcast: DAB lessons from developed markets
At the WorldDAB General Assembly, we spoke to Jacqueline Bierhorst from Digital Radio Netherlands, Joan Warner from Commercial Radio Australia and Ford Ennals from Digital Radio UK on what other markets can learn from their experience of DAB rollout. The panel discuss the opportunity for commercial radio, the need for collaboration, the lessons they can offer to countries looking at DAB and their views on digital switchover

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30892408261_ff6cd5b668_oReiner 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 neue Medien (BLM), in recognition of his contribution to the successful deployment of DAB+ in Bavaria and Germany.

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paul-sylvester-croppedGeneral 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

 

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inforgraphic-page-13DAB radio in cars on the rise across Europe
Figures released show that DAB adoption in the car is growing in key markets across Europe – with over 1.7 million new cars sold with DAB in the first half of 2016 (compared to 2.7 million for the whole of 2015).

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patrice-gelinetGeneral Assembly preview: DAB in France
Patrice Gélinet, Board Member of the Council, Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) in France discusses the next stages of DAB rollout and the lessons to learn from other countries.

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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 being delivered in Australia and her hopes for the General Assembly this year.

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General Assembly preview: Next steps for receivers
Ahead of the WorldDAB General Assembly 2016, we speak to Branimir Vojcic, CEO and CTO at LN2, on the technical challenges facing DAB receivers and the requirements for handheld DAB equipment.

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roger-lanctotGeneral 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 the challenge of the autonomous car.

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General Assembly preview: Wireless Group and DAB
Jimmy Buckland, Director of Strategy at Wireless Group on the importance of DAB and what he wants to see from the digital radio industry.

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20151104_wdab-3927Countdown to the WorldDAB 2016 General Assembly – a year in review
WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon joined representatives from across Europe for an event in Krakow, Poland, to discuss DAB+, hybrid radio and European digitalisation strategies.

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erfWorldDAB at the European Radio Forum in Krakow
WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon joined representatives from across Europe for an event in Krakow, Poland, to discuss DAB+, hybrid radio and European digitalisation strategies.

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dsoNorway’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 the challenges that remain.

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green-dabThe 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 through to  power requirements on an ongoing basis.

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german articleWhy 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 same day that the article was printed, The Prime Minister of Rhineland-Palatinate announced support for an initiative outlining that all radio devices should have digital capability. This is an important initiative for the development of digital radio in Germany and across the rest of Europe.

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DCarsten_Zorger_Foto 200AB+ in Germany on the move
Carsten Zorger from Digitalradio Büro Deutschland on DAB+ progress in Germany and the timing of a potential digital switchover

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IBC Preview: EBU and digital radio across Europe
Ahead of WorldDAB’s insight session at IBC 2016, we speak to Graham Dixon, Head of Radio at EBU, who discusses digital radio’s importance in our digital world and his hope that we can all take a moment to reflect at IBC this year.

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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 about the planned Digital Switchover taking place in Norway in early 2016.

 

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6 months slideLooking back on a busy six months for DAB in Europe
WorldDAB President, Patrick Hannon explores how much has changed in the digital radio landscape in just over half a year. In six months there have been significant advancements for DAB across Europe in countries such as Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Italy and the UK.

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Win a new digital radio every day at IBC 2016
Radios to be won include the Pure Elan E3, a mid-price table-top DAB+ receiver which is the first radio for under £50 to include a colour screen. WorldDAB will also be giving away a Roberts R line 100, Connects2 SmartDAB, Sony DSX-A500BD and a VQ Hepburn Mk II.

 

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German DAB+ 160The German path to DAB+
After outlining the benefits of DAB+ and the need for a hybrid radio approach, Dr Liebenow of ARD explains how the German radio industry is working together on a two-step approach for the introduction of DAB+, with an expansion phase followed by migration.

 

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slideshow 160Now is the time to make the most of DAB Slideshow
One of DAB’s many strengths is its ability to deliver images and text via broadcast, from song titles and artwork, to traffic and weather reports or even extra information running alongside adverts. Our new infographic shows the benefits of Slideshow for both broadcasters and listeners.

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The facts about DAB in Germany you need to know
Helwin Lesch, Head of Distribution and Controlling, Bayerischer Rundfunk, provides up date on the current roll out of DAB+ in Germany.  To promote the benefits of digtal radio, ARD has put together a document with 10 key facts about digital radio in Germany.

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WorldDAB Auto UX Group sets out initial focus
The recently formed WorldDAB Automotive UX Group has set its initial areas of focus, following the first meeting and conference call in London last month.

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Lyn prezzo 150DAB+ in South Africa – update from Radiodays Africa
During Radiodays Africa, Lynn Mansfield, SADIBA Chairperson, presented an update on DAB+ trials and showing some of the latest DAB receivers.

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Australis info 150Australia forges ahead with DAB+
Joan Warner, Asia Pacific Chair, WorldDAB & CEO Commercial Radio, shares her thoughts on the rapid growth of DAB+ in Australia.

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LG joan prezzo 150Making hybrid radio a reality in Asia Pacific
Joan Warner, Asia Pacific Chair, WorldDAB & CEO Commercial Radio, comments on the future of hybrid radio following the launch of the LG Stylus 2, the world’s first DAB smartphone.

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in car 150In-car DAB: addressing the aftermarket
Jarle Rudd, Marketing, Digital Radio Norway, explores the importance of  in-car aftermarket devices for the expansion of DAB.

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Auto event vips 150Collaboration the theme from WorldDAB Automotive 2016
This week saw the 7th WorldDAB automotive event in Brussels, produced in association with the Netherlands EU Presidency. 2016 saw the strongest line-up to date, with a broad range of speakers representing European governments, regulators, automotive manufacturers and the radio industry.

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patrick-hannon 150An exciting start to 2016 for digital radio
Patrick Hannon, WorldDAB President, explores the This week saw the interesting developments in the world of DAB in the first quarter of 2016.

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