EBU conference rallies digital radio support, Mexican radio owners want digitial switchover date, iBiquity releases interim IBOC SFN booster study, and automakers are racing to put online audio on the road.
A three-part digital radio action plan found support with WorldDMB Forum, DRM and IMDA.
Critics of the CIRT request say a transition mandate is totally unrealistic, given the adverse economic conditions now being experienced throughout Mexico.
The field tests involve two stations operating under FCC experimental station authorizations.
Toyota's move to integrate iHeart is seen by some as a response to Ford's success with its Sync digital audio system.
IBOC Across America
There are 10 stations in the Magnolia State broadcasting 18 HD Radio channels.