DRM Enterprise Award 2018 winners announced

Thursday 17 January, 2019


Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) has named DRM Stakeholders’ Group in India as the 2018 winner of its annual DRM Enterprise award for Southeast Asia.

The group, led by national distributor BECIL, was honoured at an event in New Delhi this week for its contribution to the successful rollout of DRM in India.

George Kuuruvilla, Chief Managing Director, BECIL received the award on behalf of the group, which has more than 40 members.

Experts representing the public broadcaster, the Indian and international chipset, receiver and car manufacturers, various other agencies and content suppliers were all present.

Some of the prize winners talked about their own DRM work and how they are convinced that the full DRM standard is the best solution for India. Others stressed the sound quality in DRM and the need for more pure DRM and less simulcast. Others underlined the need for special content for DRM, different on the DRM channels than on the analogue ones, the attractiveness of a digital sports only channel.

Country India
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