China, Australia Collaborate on Development of Push Radio 

The technology promises to "free listeners from the necessity to connect to the Internet and ... make podcast(s) even more accessible for all digital radio listeners."

Late May is Hot, Hot, Hot for FCC Proceeding 99-325 on IBOC 

Critics of the FCC's action to allow up to a 6dB increase file three petitions for reconsideration, two applications for review, and a motion to strike opposition comments filed by iBiquity.

IBOC by State: Puerto Rico (June 2010) 

There are six stations in the Isle of Enchantment broadcasting six HD Radio channels.

It's Déjà Vu for Samarra and WorldSpace 

Yazmi has also posted the funding necessary to cover satellite decommissioning in the event it cannot successfully execute the deal.

French Free Radio Conference Rekindles Digital Discussion 

Digital radio delivered via T-DMB multiplex has generated little interest in France to date, at least partially due to high operating costs and a lack of low-cost receivers.

DRM Asks UK Communications Committee for a Second Look 

The digital radio roadmap has a controversial timetable for the shutdown of national analog radio channels that could come as early as 2015.

Brazil Submits Data to ITU as it Weighs Digital Radio Standards 

Tests in Sao Paolo and Belo Horizonte could determine what type of digital radio technology is best suited for Brazil.

Australian DAB+ Set for First Regional Rollout 

The nation's first regional multiplex is on track to turn up in early July 2010.

Digital Radio UK Claims "Milestone" in Digital Listening -- Critics Disagree 

Among the big winners is the BBC's Radio 6 and Absolute radio.

National DAB+ Service Inches Forward in Germany 

Six broadcast groups are said to have tendered bids for inclusion on a national multiplex.

IBOC by State: Nebraska (May 2010) 

There are 14 stations in the Cornhusker State broadcasting 19 HD Radio channels.

Sanyo, LG Plan to have DAB+ Receivers Ready for Australia Rollout 

Sanyo is introducing three DAB+ capable systems, while LG will launch its own micro system.

DRM+ Symposium Slated for May 27 

The symposium will offer presentations on system concepts, along with laboratory and field data generated during DRM+/DAB+ testing conducted in VHF band III.

Sirius XM Launches Android App 

Features include the ability to listen to Sirus XM content while surfing or checking e-mail, bookmark channels, and access a lookaround function.

British Government Shoots Down Digital Radio Promo 

A recent flight of ads generated by the Digital Radio Development Bureau (DRB) was banned by the ASA for being misleading.

Is WorldSpace/Liberty Deal Lost in Space? 

Just as it looked like the bankrupt firm's remaining assets would be acquired by Liberty Satellite Radio, negotiations were hung up in an unexplained impasse.

IBOC by State: Wisconsin (May 2010) 

There are 47 stations in the Badger State broadcasting 68 HD Radio channels.

Some FM HDs Hope to Crank up the Volume on Monday 

An FCC order permitting FM licensees operating IBOC digital hybrid signals to increase their digital power by 6dB without prior notice or by as much as 10dB by first filing an informal request is expected to go into effect on May 10, 2010

FM HD Radio Achieves Mainstream Feel at 2010 NAB Show 

HD Radio has become more of a fixture than a question mark, at least on FM.

IBOC by State: North Carolina (April 2010) 

There are 66 stations in the Old North State broadcasting 108 HD Radio channels.

Ibiquity Demonstrates Active Radio EAS  

The technology provides continuous monitoring regardless of the device being turned on or off.

New Portable Receiver Combines HD Radio, Mobile DTV 

The device utilizes a compact HD Radio module as well as Radio Shack's Gigaware iPod accessory.

Adoption of Digital Economy Bill Means Change for British Radio 

The legislation includes six specific provisions designed to facilitate a transition to DAB-only for the BBC as well as larger commercial channels, while improving the lot of smaller regional and community stations, expected to remain on analog FM indefinitely.

AM Operators Now Have IBOC Digital Options 

IBiquity's new modified MA1 specification allows broadcasters to sacrifice a degree of digital throughput in exchange for a somewhat higher analog bandwidth and a commensurate noise-floor reduction in analog receivers.

At the 2010 NAB Show, the IBOC Emphasis Shifts back to Transmission 

The biggest factor driving this reexamination is, of course, the FCC's January nod to increase FM IBOC digital carriers by as much as 10dB over previous levels.

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