Digital Radio Update - Nov 17, 2010

November 17, 2010


Digital Radio Update

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.

News

EBU Conference Rallies Support for Digital Radio

A three-part digital radio action plan found support with WorldDMB Forum, DRM and IMDA.

Mexican Radio Owners Want Digital Switchover Date

Critics of the CIRT request say a transition mandate is totally unrealistic, given the adverse economic conditions now being experienced throughout Mexico.

Technology/Applications

iBiquity Releases Interim Report on IBOC SFN Booster Study

The field tests involve two stations operating under FCC experimental station authorizations.

Business

Automakers Racing to Put Online Audio on the Road

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

IBOC by State: Mississippi (November 2010)

There are 10 stations in the Magnolia State broadcasting 18 HD Radio channels.


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