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Despite reports, analog FM will continue in UK beyond 2015.
A press release from Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) says that its non-proprietary DRM+ standard conducted a successful demonstration before government telecom regulators in the French capital last week.
At issue is the proposed commitment of approximately 30 million Euros in licensing fees to construction and testing of a national DAB+ multiplex.
Two identical HD Radio Digital hybrid BE FM transmission packages will ship to an ETRI lab for bench tests this summer, with experimental broadcasts expected later in the year.
IBOC Across America
Ibiquity has a list of stations with licensed HD Radio technology and notes those on the air now. IBOC by state looks at various states and lists the stations making the transition. There are 44 stations in the North Star State broadcasting 62 HD Radio channels.
Eye on IBOC
The plan envisions a range of devices with embedded HD Radio technology, including digital AM/FM radios, personal media devices and cell phones, personal computers, and other communication channels.