WorldDAB Weekly Industry News

WorldDAB Weekly Industry News


Switzerland to make full switch to DAB+ by 2023
08.01.2021, Switzerland
 The radio industry in Switzerland has announced its plans to fully transition to DAB+ by 2023. Public broadcasters will turn off analogue FM transmissions in mid-2022, with private stations following by January 2023.

(Red Tech Tribe)

Regular DAB+ services to launch in Luxembourg in 2021
08.01.2021, Luxembourg
Regular services are set to launch in Luxembourg by the end of 2021, with DAB+ coverage initially expected to reach approximately 90% of the population.
(Paperjam)

Netherlands expands national DAB+ network
13.01.2021, The Netherlands
 The application procedure for a new national commercial DAB+ network will start on 19 January 2021. The new network is part of the large-scale redistribution of the DAB+ networks in the Netherlands that will take place in the coming years.

(Totaal TV)

BBC rolls out new local radio news services to help with lockdown
13.01.2021, United Kingdom
 The BBC has rolled out new temporary DAB radio services for two further cities in a bid to help people there through lockdown. BBC Radio Sunderland and BBC Radio Wolverhampton will provide more localised news and information to people living in those cities between 6am and 2pm.

(Hold the front page)

Czech Radio explains all there is to know about DAB+
13.01.2021, Czech Republic
 Czech Radio's Head of Signal Distribution explains the benefits of DAB+ digital radio, which offers more stations, better sound quality as well as visual information.

(Czech Radio)

New station to launch exclusively on DAB+ in southwestern Germany
09.01.2021, Germany, a new radio station targeting women aged between 14-39, is set to launch in the state of Baden-Württemberg in February 2021.

(Radio Szene)

NDR launches new DAB+ stations in northern Germany
12.01.2021, Germany
 NDR's DAB+ stations - including NDR Plus, NDR Blue and NDR Info Spezial, which are exclusively available on DAB+ - are available to listeners in Friesland, Bremen and Oldenburg from 13 January 2021.

(NDR)

Imagine Products Integrates ShotPut Pro and TrueCheck With Frame.ioMedia Collaboration Hubread more


Result Is Orders-of-Magnitude Improvement to Workflows for Offloading, Transcoding, and Uploading of Media Files

Anevia Drives Expansion of Argentinian OTT TV Serviceread more


One of Argentina’s leading telecommunication service providers has renewed its trust in Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, for the expansion of its multiscreen TV service.

TVkey Cloud, developed by NAGRA and Samsung, wins Pay-TV Service Innovation of the Year at the VideoTech Innovation Awardsread more


• TVkey Cloud, recognized by industry leaders as “a much better way to watch television”, brings secure premium pay-TV services directly to Internet-connected smart TVs quickly and efficiently – no external device needed • For consumers, TVkey Cloud enables instant activation out-of-the box and direct access to pay-TV services and their favorite OTT apps • For operators, TVkey Cloud enables lower acquisition costs, extended reach to a new consumer segment and an operator-branded aggregated viewing experience on smart TVs

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