General Assembly preview: Wireless Group and DAB

Ahead of the WorldDAB General Assembly 2016, we speak to Jimmy Buckland, Director of Strategy at Wireless Group, on the importance of DAB and what he wants to see from the digital … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Countdown to the WorldDAB 2016 General Assembly – a year in review

Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB Next month the radio industry heads to Vienna for the 2016 WorldDAB General Assembly – with significant progress achieved since the 2015 event in London. The … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

WorldDAB at the European Radio Forum in Krakow

Last week WorldDAB President Patrick Hannon joined representatives from across Europe for an event in Krakow, Poland, to discuss DAB+, hybrid radio and European digitalisation strategies. Highlights from the day … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

AutomotiveIT International Congress 2014

AutomotiveIT International Congress  1st 2nd July, London This year WorldDMB supported the AutomotiveIT International Congress, which was held in London. The theme of the event was ‘Connected Mobility 3.0 – IT … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summary on the WorldDMB General Assembly ‘Migrating to a digital future’, The Netherlands, 5-6 November 2013

Project Office 2013 was a year of successes and significant change as the DAB/ DAB+ digital radio footprint grew across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Arab States. The 2013 General … Continue reading

February 5, 2014

Summary of Workshop on the Public Application of DMB at CQUPT in October 2013

The Workshop on the Public Application of DMB, co-sponsored by WorldDMB and Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications(CQUPT) was held on the  CQUPT  campus on 21st – 23rd, October, 2013. … Continue reading

February 5, 2014

Market Update: Arab States

FM spectrum on the whole is congested in the Arab states and the development of digital radio is developing at various rates. However it is widely acknowledged that the spectrum … Continue reading

February 5, 2014

Asia Pacific Update (Issue 21)

DAB+ transmission demonstration workshops continue to be a focus of activity in the Asia Pacific region. DAB+ Technology Workshop and Transmission demonstration The three day DAB+ Technology Workshop and Transmission … Continue reading

September 5, 2013

Issue 20: Project Office Update

We are now almost at the halfway point of 2013 and so much has already been achieved. The Project Office have run a series of events that continue to drive the current … Continue reading

May 10, 2013

A WYSIWYG visit to the Geneva Motor Show

WYSIWYG stands for “What You See is What You Get” and is a term usually used in relation to website editors. However, it’s also an appropriate term for the visit I … Continue reading

May 9, 2013

EBU launches a new Technical Recommendation

Since the beginning of the year a significant milestone for the future of digital radio in Europe was made when the EBU recommended DAB+ as the future for European digital … Continue reading

May 4, 2013

Within three years RAI will deploy DAB+ coverage of the entire region of northern Italy

WorldDMB in collaboration with Trentino Network and Club DAB Italia organised a seminar on digital radio. The event was held on the 15-16 April in Trento. Trento is the first … Continue reading

May 2, 2013

A Digital Poland for All

The 5th Poznan Media Expo (PME) was held 5-7 April in Poznan, Poland. This annual event is dedicated to the issues surrounding electronic media, particularly to digital radio and television. … Continue reading

May 1, 2013

Asia Pacific Overview (Issue 20)

Digital radio workshops in Asia Pacific  Interest in digital radio in the Asia Pacific region is at an all time high following transmission workshops in both Indonesia and Thailand.   Utilising … Continue reading

April 29, 2013

Issue 19: Letter from the President

Buoyed by the German launch of DAB+ in late 2011 and the significant progress  made in more established markets across Europe and Asia Pacific, 2012 was a year of  significant … Continue reading

February 25, 2013

The UK Drive to Digital Event

In 2012 we saw real momentum in the invehicle digital radio market. This is set to  continue and in Q4 2013 we will see a UK  Government decision and announcement … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

WorldDMB at Telematics Update 2012; Digital Radio the Forgotten Connection

WorldDMB brought together high profile  speakers from the broadcasting industry for a  panel discussion ‘Digital Radio the Forgotten  Connection’ at Telematics Update conference,  Munich, Germany on 30 October 2012. The … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

Digital Radio and the Automotive Industry

WorldDMB calls for the automotive industry to include DAB digital radio as standard at the 4th European Automotive Event The 4th WorldDMB European Automotive  Event was hosted at the Federal … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

18th WorldDMB General Assembly – Celebrating a year of successes and individuals in Germany

The WorldDMB 2012 General Assembly took place in Leipzig, a media  hub of Germany. The event was attended by over 100 international  delegates from as far afield as China, Australia … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

Hybrid radio on the agenda at Mediantage

WorldDMB’s long term collaboration with the Mediantage event continued at the end  of 2012 with a WorldDMB hosted panel on hybrid Radio in Munich, Germany. The panel discussion was held … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

An update on the German digital radio market: One year on from launch

New research, new receivers and new marketing campaigns have all been released to coincide with the one year anniversary of DAB+ going on-air in Germany. Digitalradio listening on the up … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

Netherlands move towards digital radio

Since the announcement by NPO (Netherlands Public Broadcasting) that DAB+ was the successor of FM in the Netherlands in November 2011, significant steps have been made towards the digitalisation of … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

Australia: Digital radio three years on from launch

With the recent celebration of the three year anniversary of digital radio in Australia, the international radio community can appreciate the significant steps made by the Australian digital radio market … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

Thai digital radio delegation visit Australia

Australia actively shares its experience of successful rollout of DAB+ digital radio with other countries considering adopting the DAB+ standard. Nine delegates from the national Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

DAB+ Indonesia Technology Showcase: DAB+ Technology Workshop and Transmission Demonstration, jakarta, Indonesia

The Indonesian radio industry and regulator have selected DAB+. With a population of more than 237 million people the adoption would make it one of the largest DAB+ markets. WorldDMB … Continue reading

October 25, 2012

The automotive industry’s digital radio…

WorldDMB attended the Telematics Update event ‘Content and Apps’ for the car industry where digital radio was represented on the panel by Laurence Harrison, DRUK, John Du, General Motors, Derek … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Hackers enter EBU Digital Radio Week 2012

Don’t worry, this has nothing to do with criminal activities. These hackers were developers, engineers and students interested in tweaking, modifying software and playing with prototypes to make radio more … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Announcements Workshop

In January, SRG SSR hosted an ‘Announcements Workshop’ to clarify the behavior and functionality of DAB announcements. The announcement feature allows a listener to choose to be interrupted by short audio announcements … 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

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

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

Summary on the WorldDMB General Assembly ‘Success through collaboration’Zurich, Switzerland, 27-28 October 2011

This year’s General Assembly was the most successful to date with a higher turn-out of delegates than on previous years. The event was opened by the re-elected WorldDMB President Jørn … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

2011 Per Erik Selemark Award

Hossein Yassaie, CEO of Imagination Technologies received the WorldDMB 2011 Per Erik Selemark Award for services to DAB at the 17th WorldDMB General Assembly. As a pioneer of digital radio, … Continue reading

December 25, 2011

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