Barriers to the success of digital radio have now on the whole been overcome

For broadcasters and government it is vital when undertaking the transition to a digital platform that the chosen standard is both robust and mature enough to enable a smooth and … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Asia Pacific update (Issue 17)

The WorldDMB Project Office has since the beginning of the year ramped up its activities in the region, a reflection that the Asia Pacific markets are on the move. WorldDMB … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Issue 17: Letter from the President

Hybrid, the automotive aftermarket, mobiles and tablets are the next big issues that the international digital radio industry must address My experience of working with digital radio in Norway and … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Issue 16: Digital radio – on the money

A study on how digital radio can make and save big money There are an increasing number of voices in the international radio industry calling for guidance on good practice, … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

A strong case for the switch to digital

The growth and adoption of the DAB family of standards over the past few years has been extensive. The majority of the radio industry are keen proponents for bringing the … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

Regulatory Spectrum Committee update on the battle of the frequencies

Two important things happened within the last few weeks of February. – 15 February: The European Parliament approved the first Radio Spectrum Policy Program. – 17 February: World Radio communication … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

New Service Following specifications to be submitted to ETSI

Service Following allows cross-referencing to other modes of reception of the same programme, such as AM, FM, and other DAB ensembles. Receivers allowing this function will automatically switch to other … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

Asia Pacific Update (Issue 16)

This year the activities of WorldDMB in the Asia Pacific region will be extensive, with the Project Office set to participate in a number of key industry events. At the … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

Obituary: Vale Russell Stendell 1949 – 2012

Russell Stendell, Head of Technology & Digital Planning for ABC Radio, died on Friday 10 February. Russell had struggled with cancer over the past nine months. Russell was a very … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

WorldDMB continues work with the international automotive industry

WorldDMB Car Manufacturers Workshops The next European WorldDMB Car Manufacturer’s workshop which will be held in Germany in May 2012. This year’s event will once again give car manufacturers information … Continue reading

March 25, 2012

Issue 15: Looking back – Thinking ahead

2011 been a year of many changes for WorldDMB, its members and the international digital radio industry. Throughout 2011 there has been a growing sense of momentum and enthusiasm for … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

The importance of business case scenarios for commercial broadcasters

The commercial broadcasting sector is in need of support and information in relation to the complex decision making process for migration to digital radio broadcasting. The WorldDMB Steering Board has … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

2011 Project Office Annual Monthly Summary

2011 was a very busy and productive year for the Project Office. Many events and conferences, committees and workshops were both hosted and attended. Strategically 2011 was a year where … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

Radio Industry Key Events 2011

During 2011 the WorldDMB Project Office attended a number of key industry events. This enabled the Project Office not only to connect with members but also to elevate the position … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

WorldDMB Committees

The WorldDMB Technical Committee (TC) The TC has 117 members and, under theChair Lindsay Cornell, is responsible for overseeing the standardisation of Eureka 147, which is the basis for both … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

WorldDMB Partnerships

WorldDMB is the network of professionals facilitating the future of digital radio broadcasting based on the DAB/DAB+/DMB standards, drawing on over 80 members from across the globe and from all … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

New devices – a focus on the interactive screen

The digital radio industry has seen the introduction of many new innovative devices that support the DAB family of standards throughout 2011. New styles and designs of kitchen radios, dongles … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

Asia Pacific Region Update (Issue 14)

Many countries in the Asia Pacific region are making decisions about their digital radio future. In October Commercial Radio Australia is hosting a group of public and commercial broadcasters from … Continue reading

September 25, 2011

Issue 14: Eureka 147 – The mass market ready broadcasting standard of choice

Today we see hundreds of Eureka 147 compatible receivers available on the international market. With over half a billion consumers tuning into the many diverse radio programmes transmitted every day, … Continue reading

September 11, 2011

DAB+ in Australia (Issue 14)

Digital radio celebrates two years on air in Australia with the announcement that more than half a million DAB+ digital radios have been sold and there are nearly 1 million … Continue reading

September 7, 2011

Exciting times for the future of radio: Tips for a successful digital radio country roll-out

With more and more countries adopting the Eureka standard and with many more countries reviewing the future of their own radio industry it is vital that we all learn from … Continue reading

September 6, 2011

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