DAB coverage expands in the UK, Germany testing DRM+, Liberty seeks life support for WorldSpace, All India Radio acquires two DRM transmitters, and iBiquity looks to amp up HD conversions with payment options.
At issue is the fate of the analog spectrum after national radio completes its scheduled migration to DAB.
Known as DRM+, the latest tests are designed to gather data on system performance at the higher VHF frequencies that lie within Europe's Band III
Liberty Media supports extension of Worldspace DIP financing in order to conclude acquisition of its assets through bankruptcy proceedings.
The new all-solid star units will offer selectable DRM digital, analog or simulcast transmission modes.
IBOC Across America
There are 12 stations in The Natural State broadcasting 23 HD Radio channels.
Eye on IBOC
After adoption by roughly 2,000 broadcast outlets nationwide, the pace of new HD Radio station conversions has slowed to a relative trickle.