In Belgium, the Block 12B ensemble RTBF DAB has ceased, completing the migration of the RTBF services, and the introduction of private-sector services onto two layers of regionally-organised coverage. The ensemble had been on the air since 1997.
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble RAS1-DAB. The bitrates of Rai Radio1 TAA and Rai Radio2 TAA have been reduced since the previous snapshot.
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble Toscana Dab. Bitrates reduced since the previous snapshot. Same number of services.
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble RadioDigiToscana, relabelled since the previous snapshot. Multiple other changes since then. The Ensemble ID received was not TS 101 756 compliant.
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble CR DAB TOSCANA. Fewer services compared with previous snapshot.
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble C.R.DAB Campania, relabelled since the previous snapshot. Additional services. Most existing services running with reduced bitrates compared with previous snapshot.
Snapshot of the Rome ensemble CR DAB+ updated. All services running at higher bitrate compared with previous snapshot. Service changes and some relabellings. Previous snapshot corrected.
On Trial Glasgow and Trial Portsmouth, the DAB+ service Chris Country is currently running at 128 and 56 kbit/s respectively. Both snapshots updated.
Snapshot added of the Block 10B Italian ensemble Digitale Nap Cas. Of the fifteen audio services received, six appeared to have SIds that were not TS 101 756 compliant. Two of the services appeared to have been infected with the previously-documented "Italian hash rash", possibly to place them top of receiver service lists. Wohnort's sort order places them last.
Malta snapshots updated. Multiple changes across all three ensembles. The Ensemble IDs received on Blocks 6A and 12A were not TS 101 756 compliant.
Cambridge and Peterborough snapshots updated. Addition of Greatest Hits.
North Yorkshire snapshot updated. Cessation of MincePie NonStop and Coast & County.
Humberside snapshot updated. Viking 2 relabelled Greatest Hits and bitrate reduced. Viking FM bitrate reduced.
Sheffield snapshot updated. Hallam 2 relabelled Greatest Hits and bitrate reduced. Hallam FM bitrate reduced.
Norfolk snapshot updated. Addition of Greatest Hits.
Suffolk snapshot updated. Cessation of Fun Kids since the previous snapshot.
On Swansea SW Wales, the services Swansea Sound, 96.4 FM The Wave and Wave 80s are reported to have dropped to 112 kbit/s.
RNT NICE MUX 5 snapshot updated. The service AYP FM has ceased since the previous snapshot.
RNT Nice 3 snapshot updated. The services Radio Ethic, RADIO TER and RAJE have ceased since the previous snapshot. The empty services . and ... have also ceased since the previous snapshot.
RNT Nice 1 snapshot updated. One service relabelled since the previous snapshot.
RNT Marseille 2 snapshot updated.
Snapshot of the Swiss regional ensemble SMC D03 BE-FR updated. neo1 MEIN RADIO replaces CLASSIX RADIO+.
A new service has popped up on Trial Manchester. Fix Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 64 kbit/s, Mono LSF. Snapshot updated.
Lyon-Local snapshot corrected.
West Wilts snapshot updated. Addition of Greatest Hits.
On the local ensemble North Yorkshire, the service Coast & County is reported to have ceased at the start of the year.
On the Netherlands Block 11C ensemble DAB+, the service 538TOP40 has been relabelled 538TOP50.
On the Netherlands regional ensemble 6B Oost-Noord NL, the service GROOTNIEUWSRADIO has ceased.
Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester and Wolv'ton & Shrop snapshots updated. The services Rock FM 2, Radio City 2, Key Radio and Free Radio 80s have been relabelled Greatest Hits and have dropped to 112 kbit/s, except in Manchester, where the service is now mono at 80 kbt/s. The services Rock FM, Radio City and Hits Radio Manchester have dropped to 112 kbit/s. Similar changes have been reported elsewhere.
On the Swiss minimux for Aarau, DIG D04 - AG, the service James FM is reported to have ceased.
On the Block 11B ensemble in Baden-Württemberg, DRS BW, the service ROCK ANTENNE has been relabelled ROCK ANTENNE BW.
A new service is reported to have popped up on the Turkish ensemble TRT DAB+. +Arapca is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 96 kbit/s.
On the Danish national ensemble DK DAB1, the service Ekstra Bladet has ceased. Snapshot updated.
talkRADIO, talkSPORT 2 and Virgin Radio have popped up on the local ensemble Swansea SW Wales.
On London 1, the service Gold has switched to DAB+, running at 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated. Two of the three local ensembles for London (not counting the minimux) now have one or more DAB+ services.
In France, the regulator has announced the appointment of Opemux RNT as the operator of the forthcoming Block 12A local ensemble for Nantes.
In France, the regulator has published a list
of the applications considered admissable for capacity on forthcoming ensembles for
- Bayonne local
La Rochelle étendu
- La Rochelle local
- Pau local
- Besançon local
- Dijon local
- Annecy local
- Grenoble local
- Saint-Etienne local
- Avignon local
- Toulon local
- Orléans local
- Poitiers local
- Tours local
The applicants are listed by type, rather than the areas for which they have sought capacity, although in many cases, the identities of the applicants are sufficient to identify the areas.
A new service has popped up on the Netherlands regional ensemble 7A Zuid NL. HOTRADIO Hits is broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s. The second instance of Radio JND that popped up over a week ago but shared the audio stream of the existing instance has ceased.
On the Netherlands ensemble DAB+, the service Sublime You is reported to have ceased. The service 100% NL is reported to have dropped from 104 to 96 kbit/s.
Stories prior to this date are now stored on the DAB Archives pages.