Digital Radio Update - December 2, 2009

December 2, 2009


Digital Radio Update

European satellite radio, DAB outlook in the United Kingdom, Malta adds 40 DAB+ channels, and Ibiquity suggests HD Radio for Christmas.

News

Race is on for European Satellite Radio

By bringing World Space out of bankruptcy, Liberty's strong financial position, coupled with its relationship with Sirius/XM could put the company in a position to fast track a European satellite service.

DAB Outlook in UK Remains Unsettled

Recent passage of a Digital Economy by parliament stoked speculation that a previously published benchmark for switching off analog services may have been premature.

Business

Malta Set to Add 40 DAB+ Channels in 2010

Among the new entries will be channels devoted to opera, classic rock and other niche music formats that will join local broadcasters.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: Kentucky (December 2009)

There are 31 stations in the Bluegrass State broadcasting 44 HD Radio channels.

Products

Ibiquity says 2009 a Great Time for HD under the Tree

A release from Ibiquity highlights gift season promotions being offered by Microsoft, Best Buy, Radio Shack, Costco and Crutchfield.


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