News RSS mt 06/06/2020 Copyright: (C) DigiB Networks 20 MANDATORY FOR CARS TO HAVE DAB BY 202012/20/2018 4:19:00 PM Directive Reveals European Vision for Radio Digitization New legislation aims to align EU members on the future of radio PATRICK HANNON DEC 19, 2018 The author is president of WorldDAB. In the last six weeks, the European Parliament and the European Council have adopted the new European Electronic Communications Code. This directive requires all new car radios sold in the European Union to be cap Norway to Switch off FM10/6/2016 5:31:00 PM 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 the challenges that remain. Adoption has been impressive, with 7 out of 10 Norwegian households owning at least one digital radio and 2.1 million Norwegians listening each week to stations that would not exist without the move to digital. 60% of people say that will only upgrade their car to digital radio once New Pioneer DAB radio head units1/23/2013 7:11:00 AM is making 2013 the year of in-car digital radio, adding two new DAB head units to its range. The single-DIN DEH-X8500DAB and double-DIN AVH-X3500DAB get the latest DAB+, so you’ll be prepared when the government goes ahead with the analogue-to-digital switchover. Both also have the Time Shift function, letting you pause and rewind live DAB radio. Music lovers will like the Mixtrax EZ facility, too; this adds effects to your iPod library and mixes songs. Both n Gibraltar Turns on DAB Multiplexes12/20/2012 7:12:00 AM - Dec 18, 2012 - Gibraltar Chief Minister, the Hon. Fabian Picardo MP, officially launched Gibraltar's digital broadcasting network at midday on Dec. 18, 2012. He also unveiled a plaque at the Upper Signal Station on the top of the Rock where the transmitters and mast are located. The new network comprises two DAB radio multiplexes, each capable of carrying four radio programs, along with two digital television multiplexes. Earlier this year, the Gibraltar Regulatory Autho Pioneer adds two new models to its DAB range12/11/2012 7:12:00 AM has added two new models to its DAB range to further support the push for digital radio. Pioneer has launched a single-din and double-din DAB head unit to follow up its first ever all-in-one DAB unit, the DEH-X6500DAB. The single-din, DEH-X8500DAB and double-din, touch-screen AVH-X3500DAB both come with DAB+ and Parrot Bluetooth technology as well as a whole host of other features. As well as offering a wide range of digital radio stations, both units come with Time Shift functional DAB in France11/30/2012 7:15:00 AM can there be a future for DAB?   One French resident in three has access to only a dozen radio stations on modulated frequency. This inequality between regions can’t last. The CSA is to give the green light to the launch of DAB in the Ile-de-France (Greater Paris) region, Marseille and Nice by the end of the year. As far as other areas are concerned, we will have to wait for the results of the studies the government has just ordered. The CSA suggested two years ago that DAB cou A turning point in the history of French radio11/30/2012 7:14:00 AM when digital audio broadcasting (DAB) was thought to have been buried forever, on 2 October the Higher Broadcasting Council (CSA) published a list of the first operators selected in Marseille, Nice and Paris. After a time of experimentation, now it’s the time for broadcasting.  A turning point in the history of French radio. Nobody was expecting it… After the very many twists and turns of the past few months, DAB is becoming a reality supported by the CSA. While the gove BMW Announces digital radio as standard11/29/2012 7:15:00 AM RADIO UK PRESS RELEASE: BMW ANNOUNCES DIGITAL RADIO AS STANDARD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BMW UK announced today that all new BMW models launched in the UK will have DAB digital radios fitted as standard across the entire range from January 2013. Currently BMW provides digital radio as an option on new models and as standard in some high-end models, including the 7 Series. This follows the decision of the BMW Group to fit new Minis with digital radio as standard from Septemb Kottoner radio7/28/2012 6:16:00 AM at midnight at the start of 1st August 2012, Kottoner Radio will no longer available nationally on digital radio. You can still hear its output online and on FM in the Kottoner area. We know many people have enjoyed listening to Kottoner Radio and are sorry it is no longer available on your digital radio. When we have news about how we will be reusing the capacity it will be included on the news feed of this website. Digi B Network (the company behind DAB in Malta) operates the national Volkswagen UK: Standard DAB Radio from Polo to Phaeton5/19/2012 6:17:00 AM’s British arm today announced that it is introducing DAB radio as a standard feature from the Polo to the Phaeton (no, the Up isn’t mentioned) in an effort to meet customer demand for this. Of course, all VW audio systems will still be able to pick up conventional FM or AM analogue radio signals, not just the new digital signal, as well as play audi CDs and MP3 files. In addition to that, VW is also making the aux-in socket a standard feature, while all the models from the Polo French digital radio to be launched this year3/14/2012 7:17:00 AM TV regulatory body CSA will finally launch digital terrestrial radio this year it has announced, and deliver authorisations to the stations pre-selected since 2008 in Paris, Marseille and Nice. Three years ago, 55 radios stations had been selected in Paris, 41 in Marseille and 40 in Nice, but nothing came out of it afterwards.  Another call for bids will also be launched regarding twenty big French cities. The CSA, for whom the subject is being handled by Counsellor Rachid Arhab, Samsung and IDAG Launch GALAXY S WiFi 5.0 for Digital Radio and Mobile TV2/22/2012 7:18:00 AM, Oslo February 22, 2012 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, and International DMB Advancement Group (IDAG) today announced the launch of digital radio, mobile TV and internet services with the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 5.0. The device will be available from April, 2012 in Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Switzerland, Norway and South Africa. Samsung and IDAG see big opportunities in an environment where consumers are spending mor