Latest News and Updates
A new service has popped up on the Netherlands local DAB trial Almere DAB. Easy Traxx is reported to be broadcasting Christmas music.
In the Netherlands, the local DAB trial Feel Good Radio is reported to be operating as an SFN from a second site at Zoetermeer.
On the Spanish ensemble MF1, the service IntereconomiaDAB is reported to have ceased.
In Germany, the public-service broadcaster NDR has brought a new transmitter into service on Block 11B. Güstrow, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, extends coverage of the ensemble NDR MV.
In Italy, 19 FM tramsmitters have been taken out of service at six locations in Südtirol (Alto Adige):-
During 2018, 22 FM transmitters at seven sites are planned to be decommissioned:-
The transmission provider and multiplex operator RAS has brought further DAB transmitters into service. Coverage by population of the autonomous province currently stands at 99.5%.
In Switzerland, minimuxes have been relabelled as follows:-
DIG D 04 - BASEL is now DIG D04 - BS
DIG D 04 - WTHUR is now DIG D 04 - WS
DIG D 04 - ZURICH is now DIG D 04 - ZH
In Australia, public-service broadcaster ABC has brought an ensemble into service on Block 9C in Canberra. The ABC had previously participated in a trial ensemble that operated in the ACT on Block 10B.
In Germany, the regulator for Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein has awarded capacity on the Hamburg ensemble to Peli One Medien GmbH for a service called "PELI ONE – Urban Black Music Radio".
North Yorkshire snapshot updated. Addition of MincePie NonStop and Upload Radio.
Bradfrd&Huddersf snapshot updated. Addition of Pulse Xmas.
In Belgium, a new ensemble is reported to have popped up on Block 8A in the area of Eupen. DAB DG Belgien (in which DG signifies Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft - the German-speaking community) carries the three services of Belgian German-language public-service broadcaster BRF plus two commercial stations.
A new service has popped up on Trial Manchester. VITA Radio is currently without an audio stream in a subchannel running at 48 kbit/s. The service Vinejuice Radio has ceased.
SoulTrain Radio has popped up on the Block 11B local ensemble Bristol, broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 64 kbit/s.
In Germany, three new services have popped up on the Baden-Württemberg ensemble, DRS BW. antenne 1, REGENBOGEN 2 and ROCK ANTENNE are reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s each.
In Germany, the public-service broadcaster for Baden-Württemberg, SWR, has brought a new transmitter into service on Block 8A. Grünten - actually in Bayern - broadcasts the ensemble SWR BW S, extending and improving coverage in the württembergischen Allgäu and parts of the region Bodensee-Oberschwaben. A new transmitter at Brandenkopf is scheduled for 2018 and further transmitters are being planned.
A new service has popped up on the Swiss minimux DIG I02. OneDanceFM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 80 kbit/s. The existing service MAXXIMA has dropped to 48 kbit/s.