Issue 21: Project Office Update

WorldDMB would like to welcome the following companies who have recently joined as members.

New Members

DBCDigital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited (DBC) is one of the four DAB+ broadcasters in Hong Kong (the other three broadcasters are RTHK, Metro Broadcast and Phoenix U Radio). The Chairman of the board is Mr Wong Cho Bau, who is the main shareholder together with Prof.

The Honourable Arthur Li Kwok Cheung, Dr. The Honourable David Li Kwok Po, Dr. Alan Wong Chi Yun, and Dr. William Mong Man Wai. All shareholders, who are distinguish entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, share the belief that the new technology, DAB+, would bring a new platform for the radio broadcasting industry in Hong Kong.

The Chief Editor and CEO, Mr. Francis Mak, is a veteran in broadcasting for more than 30 year, has a wish to run the station with the HEART and high social responsibility. The CTO, Mr. Simon Heung, conducted the DAB trial in 2004 and putting great effort to urge the government to develop DAB+ in Hong Kong. He is also a veteran broadcasting engineer, TV and Radio. DBC took the lead to build 7 Main transmission sites in Hong Kong from 2011 to 2012.

logo FIAMM in altaFabbrica Italiana Accumulatori Montecchio Maggiore (Fiamm spa) is a family owned Italian company with headquarters located in Montecchio Maggiore Northern Italy. The company created in 1942 employs 3.000 people worldwide. Fiamm produces and sells lead batteries for both Automotive and Industrial application and is the world leader supplier of Horns to most automotive customers worldwide. Thanks to massive R&D investment Fiamm is now expanding its activities with several new products : Sodium Nickel batteries for motive and power storage, Oled for automotive and furniture application, Smart Antennas with a first application for Digital Radio: SM10.

Jaguar Land Rover V2

Jaguar Land Rover is a business built around two great British car brands with exceptional design and engineering capabilities. Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing facilities are in the UK. Jaguar Cars, founded in 1922, is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of luxury saloons and sports cars. Land Rover has been manufacturing 4x4s since 1948. Its products have defined the segments in which they operate. The Jaguar Land Rover business employs over 16,000 people, predominantly in the UK, including some 3,500 engineers at two product development centres, in Whitley in Coventry and Gaydon in Warwickshire. The business is a major wealth generator for the UK, with 78% of Land Rovers exported to 169 countries and 70% of Jaguars exported to 63 countries. Sales to customers are conducted principally through franchised dealers and importers

NPONetherlands Public Broadcasting, Dutch: Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (abbr. NPO), is the name used in the Netherlands to refer to the country’s public-service broadcasting system as a whole; it is used, for instance, as the name of the joint web portal coordinated by the NPO on behalf of all the broadcasting associations. Public-service broadcasting in the Netherlands is provided jointly by a number of broadcasting organizations under the tutelage of NPO. Since September 2002, the Dutch membership of the European Broadcasting Union is held by Netherlands Public Broadcasting (since March 15, 2007 renamed Nederlandse Publieke Omroep). The Netherlands Radio Union (Nederlandse Radio Unie) was one of 23 founding organisations of the EBU.

Rohde & SchwarzRohde & Schwarz is a leading supplier of solutions in T&M, Broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation, secure communications. The Boadcasting division holds the highest share in the global market for the supply of terrestrial transmitters, both for TV and sound. Established in Munich almost 80 years ago, R&S has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries.

issue 18 volvoThe first mass-produced Volvo car rolled off the production line in Gothenburg in 1927. Since then, we have delivered a steady stream of cars equipped with world-leading innovations. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales in about 100 countries. Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China. Volvo Cars formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when Ford Motor Company bought the company. In 2010, Geely Holding acquired Volvo Cars. We produce premium cars with the following body types: Sedans, Estates/Sportswagons, Cross Country vehicles, SUVs and Convertibles. Our cars are characterised by intuitive, human-focused, functional Scandinavian design and good craftsmanship. Relative to the strength of the brand, Volvo Cars is a small producer with global sales reaching 421,951 cars in 2012. Our largest markets are the United States, Sweden, China, Germany and the UK.

Featured Member Benefit – Presentations from WorldDMB Workshops


After any WorldDMB workshop takes place, presentations are made available to members. WorldDMB Workshops are either a part of a larger industry conference or a standalone workshop or seminar. In the last 3 months, presentations from the following events have been made available to members;

To view presentations you must login with your username and password.

Members may also download the presentations given at other WorldDMB workshops in the ‘Share Point’ in the Members’ Area of the WorldDMB website. Presentations from our workshops are often the best place to get the latest statistics and information on global rollout.

For more information on WorldDMB membership contact 



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