Digital radio

Russia might have digital radio in a couple of years

Friday 06 July, 2018

Digital radio broadcasting in Russia may begin in the next two to four years, according to a Radio 1 correspondent who spoke to the vice-president of the Russian Academy of Radio, Yuri Kostin.

Digital Radio and the Role of Regulators

Sunday 03 June, 2018

Guest commentary by Ruxandra Obreja, Chairman, Digital Radio Mondiale in Radio World

DRM car receivers in India growing fast

Thursday 24 May, 2018

The number of cars with line-fit DRM Digital Radio enabled radio sets on the Indian roads is quickly nearing a million.

All India Radio, the public broadcaster, has engaged in the past few years in the largest radio digitisation roll-out in the world.  With 39 powerful DRM transmitters installed and operational today, AIR is already covering a large part of the subcontinent and an estimated 600 million people with digital DRM radio services.

Record year for DAB receiver sales

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Almost 12 million DAB receivers were sold in 2017 in Europe and Asia Pacific, a new record for yearly sales. Almost half (5.9m) of the sales were for automotive devices, with key markets showing a significant increase in the number of cars sold with DAB fitted as standard.

Digital Radio Mondiale’s General Assembly concludes in Spain

Sunday 22 April, 2018


The 2018 General Assembly of the DRM Consortium took place on April 17 and 18 under the banner "Digital Radio Mondiale Drives Forward", at Mallorca in Spain.

Digital Radio Mondiale to hold this year's General Assembly in Spain

Thursday 12 April, 2018

Under the banner "Digital Radio Mondiale Drives Forward", the 2018 General Assembly of the DRM Consortium is scheduled to take place on April 17 and 18 at Mallorca, and is being hosted by Bosch and RFmondial. 

The General Assembly is where the strategy and working plan for the next year is set for DRM. This year's Assembly will also serve as an election year for the Chair and all leading bodies of the Consortium.

First listener survey results after Norway's digital switchover #RDE18

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Only three months after FM was switched off in Norway, a listener survey (Digital Radio Survey, Kantar Media) shows the new digital stations have up to one third of all radio listening. 

Most radio listeners still tune into radio, and the new digital stations have shown strong growth. 

These are some of the findings presented by a group of Norwegian stakeholders at Radiodays Europe 2018, the radio industry's annual European assembly. A new report from the year of switchover can be viewed online at 

Test driving an Audi connected car dashboard #RDE18

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

The latest Audi A8 is on display at RadioDays Europe.

Audi is a thought leading company when it comes to connected cars.

The model on display has a fully connected dashboard entertainment system, which can use the embedded SIM Card in the car or tether to the SIM from the driver's phone.

It can seamlessly switch between the different transmissions of broadcast radio, AM, FM and Digital Radio, saving the driver from incurring data costs, and when the signal goes out of range it can find the station again from its stream to continue listening.

Shutting Down Norway's FM: #RDE18

Monday 19 March, 2018

Norway is the only country in the world to have implemented a fully digitised national Digital Audio Broadcasting system and to shut down national broadcasts of its FM network.

WorldDAB breaks 100-member threshold

Tuesday 13 March, 2018


Nine new organisations have joined WorldDAB since the start of 2018, taking its membership to 104 organisations from 29 countries, including over 1,200 experts from broadcasters, regulators and network providers through to manufacturers of receivers, chips, professional equipment and automobiles.


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