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Adoption du DAB dans les automobiles en Europe

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB and creating new content

Sam Bonham speaks to Ash Elford from Angel Radio, Christo Grozev from Radio NewCo and Paul Sylvester from Absolute Radio on how DAB gives broadcasters room to create new content … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB and radio in the car

At the WorldDAB General Assembly, Sam Bonham speaks to Andreas Goršak from JVCKENWOOD, Roger Lanctot from Strategy Analytics and Ron Schiffelers from NXP Semiconductors on the importance of DAB adoption … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: DAB lessons from developed markets

At the WorldDAB General Assembly, Sam Bonham speaks to Jacqueline Bierhorst from Digital Radio Netherlands, Joan Warner from Commercial Radio Australia and Ford Ennals from Digital Radio UK on what other markets … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Reiner Müller recipient of WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service 2016

At this year’s WorldDAB General Assembly in Vienna, the Per Erik Selemark Award for Outstanding Service was presented to Reiner Müller of the Bavarian media regulatory body, Bayerische Landeszentrale fur … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: Absolute 80s and building a brand through DAB

Ahead of the General Assembly, we speak to Paul Sylvester, Director of Content at Absolute Radio on how Absolute Radio has used DAB to build a new audience. Paul is … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB radio in cars on the rise across Europe

 Over 1.7 million new cars with DAB radio on European roads in first half of 2016 Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and UK all showing increase in numbers … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aperçu de l’assemblée générale : le DAB en France

Avant le démarrage de l‘assemblée générale 2016 du WorldDAB, nous avons pu nous entretenir avec Patrice Gélinet, Conseiller, Conseil supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) français, sur les prochaines étapes du déploiement … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: DAB in France

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Patrice Gélinet, Board Member of the Council, Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) in France on the next stages of DAB rollout and the … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: DAB in Australia and APAC

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Joan Warner, CEO at Commercial Radio Australia and Asia Pacific Chair at WorldDAB, on digital radio’s development across APAC, new content … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: Next steps for receivers

Ahead of the 2016 General Assembly, we speak to Branimir Vojcic, CEO and CTO at LN2, on the technical challenges facing DAB receivers and the requirements for handheld DAB equipment.  What … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

General Assembly preview: What next for in-car DAB?

Ahead of the WorldDAB General Assembly, we speak to Roger Lanctot from Strategy Analytics on the future of in-car entertainment, whether there will always be a place for radio and … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Norway’s path to DSO: 100 days to go

With just 100 days to go until Norway starts its digital switchover, Digital Radio Norway has presented a report to Culture Committee Chairman Svein Harberg detailing progress so far and … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The green credentials of DAB+

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 … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBC Preview: The UK path to DSO

Ahead of his presentation at IBC in WorldDAB’s Insight Session, we speak to Laurence Harrison, Technology and Market Development Director, Digital Radio UK, on the status of DAB in the UK … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 German digital radio is in good health, with plenty of positive … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 English version of Patrick’s article is published below and, the same … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBC Preview: EBU and digital radio across Europe

Graham Dixon, Head of Radio at EBU, discusses digital radio’s importance in our digital world and his hope that we can all take a moment to reflect at IBC this … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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.   “Progress is going well and … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Looking back on a busy six months for DAB in Europe

Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB I was recently creating a slide looking at what’s changed since February for DAB in Europe –  and was blown away by how much has changed … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Win a new digital radio every day at IBC 2016

At IBC 2016 we’ll be giving away a brand-new DAB digital radio every day. All you need to do is to visit the WorldDAB stand in Hall 10, F27 and leave … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The German path to DAB+

In a recent article, Dr Ulrich Liebenow, Operating Director at MDR in Germany and chair of technical committee of ARD and Deutschlandradio , outlined the plans being put in place … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

DAB+ in Germany – the facts you need to know

Helwin Lesch, Head of Distribution and Controlling, Bayerischer Rundfunk In the midst of a positive summer for DAB+, the German public broadcaster ARD has put together a document with 10 key … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

WorldDAB Auto UX Group sets out initial focus

The recently formed WorldDAB Automotive UX (user experience) Group has set its initial areas of focus, following the first meeting and conference call in London last month. The objective of … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB+ in South Africa – update from Radiodays Africa

Lynn Mansfield, SADIBA Chairperson Last week I was at Radiodays Africa, presenting an update on DAB+ trials  and showing some of the latest DAB receivers. This year’s event took place … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Australia forges ahead with DAB+

  By Joan Warner, Asia Pacific Chair, WorldDAB & CEO Commercial Radio Australia DAB+ digital radio is rapidly gaining critical mass in Australia, with latest figures showing it has added 168,000 … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Making hybrid radio a reality in Asia Pacific

Joan Warner, CEO of Commercial Radio Australia and WorldDAB Asia Pacific Chair Radio’s future is multiplatform – enabling listening and interaction with rich content at home, at work, in the … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

In-car DAB: addressing the aftermarket

Jarle Ruud, Marketing, Digitalradio Norway With more and more new cars including DAB as standard, attention turns to the aftermarket and converting millions of existing cars and their owners to … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Collaboration the theme from WorldDAB Automotive 2016

  Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB 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, … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

An exciting start to 2016 for digital radio

Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB The first quarter of 2016 has seen a number of interesting developments in the world of DAB. Probably the most significant has been the launch of … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Double DAB breakthrough

Two ‘world firsts’ were announced at the Radiodays Europe conference in Paris last week. LG unveiled a mass-market smartphone with DAB/DAB+, covered in last week’s newsletter. But also significant was … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why Ford UK is choosing DAB+

Chris Muers, Product Marketing Manager, Ford UK At the recent WorldDAB General Assembly in London, in November 2015, Ford UK, told an international audience why ‘Ford UK have embraced the opportunity … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

A positive future for DAB+ in Italy

Eugenio La Teana, Head of Research & Development, RTL 102.5 Hit Radio The state of radio in Italy is very positive.  Listening figures are increasing as people enjoy radio in different … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Broadcasters must work with governments for the future of DAB+ in Asia Pacific

Joan Warner, Chair, WorldDAB Asia Pacific Committee & CEO of Commercial Radio Australia DAB+ in the Asia Pacific Region will be centre stage at the upcoming WorldDAB workshop and ABU Digital … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

DAB+ trial in South Africa – Moving towards a digital future

Lynn Mansfield, Chairman, Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA), and Executive Advisor, South African Broadcasting Corporation  (SABC) As in many territories, broadcasting in South Africa is evolving to cater for digital services as … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

WorldDAB Technical Committee update

Lindsay Cornell, Principal Systems Architect, BBC and Chairman, WorldDAB Technical Committee The role of the Technical Committee (TC) is to provide a focal point for members to discuss technical issues … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

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