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.
It was put together by Bayern Digital Radio (BDR) and a translated version can be downloaded from here.
BDR found that, based on current networks and technologies, power savings of up to 80% are possible (per station or programme) by using DAB+ instead of FM across Bavaria.
Additional detail on the efficiencies of DAB can be found in this report that was presented earlier in the year. In particular: