Liberty Seeks Emergency Life Support for WorldSpace 

Liberty Media supports extension of Worldspace DIP financing in order to conclude acquisition of its assets through bankruptcy proceedings.

Germany Now Testing DRM+ in Band III 

Known as DRM+, the latest tests are designed to gather data on system performance at the higher VHF frequencies that lie within Europe's Band III

While DAB Coverage Expands in UK, Questions About Analog Sunset Linger 

At issue is the fate of the analog spectrum after national radio completes its scheduled migration to DAB.

Frontier Silicon Hits DAB 10 Million Unit Mark 

Frontier's progress with DAB product sales was recently marked with the addition of a new Tokyo office supporting its distributor there, Sanshin Electronics.

FCC Says Go on HD Throttle-Up 

The FCC's Mass Media Bureau has adopted a long anticipated order allowing nearly all FM IBOC digital broadcast licensees to voluntarily increase their digital carrier power by at least 6dB.

IBOC by State: Delaware (February 2010) 

There are 7 stations in The First State broadcasting 11 HD Radio channels.

UK Analog Shutdown Timeline in Doubt 

The shutdown timeline, which is also dependent on meeting specific DAB multiplex coverage criteria, is spelled out in a piece of legislation known as the "digital economy bill" currently undergoing approval in Britain's parliament.

Commercial Radio Australia's Warner to Receive ABU Honor 

An ABU press release points to Warner's leadership in bringing Australian commercial and public broadcasters together for a coordinated industry-wide rollout of DAB+, and to her successful lobby for and management of Band III spectrum allocated by government authorities.

IBOC by State: Washington (February 2011) 

There are 54 stations in the Evergreen State broadcasting 99 HD Radio channels.

IBOC by State: Georgia (January 2010) 

There are 52 stations in The Peach State broadcasting 77 HD Radio channels.

HD Radio on the Agenda at CES 2010 

HD Radio may not have been the lead story at this year's International Consumer Electronics show but there were plenty of examples on display.

Sirius XM Reports Subscriber up-tick for Q409 

The company announced it closed out 2009 with 18,722,758 subscribers, including a net addition of 257,028 subscribers in the fourth quarter.

World Space Fading into Darkness 

A published copy of a letter intended for subscribers indicates all services will terminate at the end of January.

Sage and Spectrarep Team Up to Demo EAS via HD at CES 

Designed to showcase interoperability between the Spectrarep Alert Manager system and the Sage Digital ENDEC platform, the demonstration took place in Ibiquity Digital's exhibition booth.

IBOC by State: Alaska (January 2010) 

There are 29 stations in The Last Frontier broadcasting 32 HD Radio channels.

High Hopes for Zune HD Sales Fade with 2009  

Amazon ranked the Zune HD 89th in its top 100 index.

Liberty Severs World Space India Service 

The move effectively closes out the Indian operation and brought service to roughly 400,000 subscribers in the subcontinent to an end on Dec. 31.

The coming of HD Radio to WKSU 

WKSU had a major decision to make: Either add 5,000 square feet onto the broadcast center building or complete the installation of IBOC technology at its non-IBOC stations and further enhance the network with the implementation of multicast channel and program-associated data capabilities for each station.

CBS Use of LA HD Multicast Channels Challenged 

Specifically at issue is the carriage of CBS KFRG from Riverside and KCSF from San Diego as HD Multicast channels on CBS FM stations in the LA market.

IBOC by State: District of Columbia (December 2009) 

There are 20 stations in the Federal City broadcasting 37 HD Radio channels.

Daily Mail: Online Radio Listening Strong in the UK 

The Daily Mail online reports that Internet radio listening in Britain is on a steady increase, with 17.4 million listeners said to be streaming radio content last month.

AT&T May Scrooge 3G Customers on Downloading 

Heavy data demand generated by smartphone streaming media apps is bogging down AT&T's network.

Italian Regulators Green-light DAB+ 

World DMB Forum, Italy's new digital radio service involves a comprehensive regulatory framework.

"Mum...Santa's on the DAB!" 

DAB operator Argiva is providing the channel capacity at no charge, and UK charities have been invited on board to promote appeals for support of their holiday assistance programs.

French Commercial Broadcasters say "Pas Trop Vite" to Digital Radio Rollout 

French broadcast authority CSA had been aiming for a start-up of the new technology this year, via T-DMB multiplexes located in the cities of Paris, Marseille and Nice.

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