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
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 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.
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.
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.
Looking 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.
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.
The 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.
Now 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.
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.
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.
DAB+ 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.
Australia forges ahead with DAB+
Joan Warner, Asia Pacific Chair, WorldDAB & CEO Commercial Radio, shares her thoughts on the rapid growth of DAB+ in Australia.
Making 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.
In-car DAB: addressing the aftermarket
Jarle Rudd, Marketing, Digital Radio Norway, explores the importance of in-car aftermarket devices for the expansion of DAB.
Collaboration 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.
An 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.