Bavarian Regional DAB+ Network Shrinks to Reduce Costs 

Decommissioning 13 transmitters and increasing power to 16 only sacrificed a six percent reduction in total coverage.

General Assembly of DRM Consortium Scheduled for March 2014 

The Consortium will consider the benefits of DRM and its progress, and affirm the power of digital radio.

UK Minister: DAB Switchover will not Occur Until Consumer is Ready 

Three criteria were outlined to determine when the time was right.

NPO Continues to Expand Dutch Nationwide DAB+ Network 

New transmitters have come on the air in five cities.

France's CSA: DAB+ Will Start June 2014 

The regulatory agency made the announcement with a six-month window in accordance with the issued permits.

DRM Consortium Preps for 2014 BES Expo 

The theme of the conference is "Future Media Ecosystem - Opportunities and Challenges for Broadcasters."

Surrey Gets Three New DAB Transmitters 

The new transmitters will cover nearly 800,000 listeners.

German Stations Begin Implementing RadioDNS 

The Association of Commercial Broadcasters and Audiovisual Services is calling for manufacturers and the car industry to bring Smart Radio to devices by supporting and implementing the technology.

Emitel Wins Contract to Provide DAB+ Transmission for Polish Radio 

The coverage provided will encompass about seven million potential listeners.

SwissMediaCast Adds to North Switzerland DAB+ 

What was originally planned to be seven regional networks has been merged into one larger network called North Switzerland.

2015 Kia K900 Will Have HD Radio as Standard Equipment 

The K900 is expected to arrive at dealerships in the spring of 2014.

BTC Expands Number of Broadcasters, Markets Covered 

The BTC now exceeds 100 US markets and counts 23 broadcasters as members.

Swiss Broadcasters Expect FM Sunset in 2020 

A Swiss government spokesperson says current digital coverage is only 20 or 30 percent.

Norkring, 2wcom Partner for Norway Public Radio DAB+ Network 

NRK will use landlines and satellite distribution to deliver programming to transmitter sites around the country.

EBU Forms Strategic Program on Digital Radio Platforms 

Previously there were no platform-agnostic groups to consider the various digital radio technologies together.

UK Minister on DAB: "We Will not be Pushed in to a Switchover Date." 

The debate is leading some to push for a 75 percent digital listener usage rather than the existing 50 percent.

Sweden's Teracom: Cellular Networks not Realistic Alternative to OTA Broadcasts 

A study conducted by A-focus reached the conclusion, which was reported at a seminar in October.

Geneva Intros XXL with FM, DAB/DAB+ 

It looks like a throwback to the console TV/stereo of years gone by, but with an updated look.

Swedish Radio: 192kb/s Needed for DAB+ to Match FM 

The study shows that even higher data rates are needed for a perceptually transparent system.

2014 Honda Civic to Come Standard with HD Radio 

The car will include the Here mapping service, which receives data from HD Radio stations.

Herefordshire, Worcestershire Get New DAB Mux 

The new signal goes live on Dec. 6, 2013.

On-channel Repeaters Added to Australian DAB+ System 

The localized transmitters are scheduled to be turned on during the first part of 2014.

DRM Emergency Warning Feature Demoed at India NDMA Conference 

The standard is currently being instituted all over India by All India Radio.

IBOC By State: Wyoming (Nov 2013) 

There are 17 stations in the Cowboy State broadcasting 23 HD Radio channels.

Head of Digital Radio UK Says FM-to-DAB Transition is Still Years Away 

The delay will allow broadcasters and listeners time to prepare for the final transition.

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