Digital Radio Update - November 4, 2009

November 4, 2009


Digital Radio Update

CBS offering out-of-market signals via HD Radio multicast, GM serves up in-car Wi-fi, Liberty buys into World Space and RadioDNS links broadcast with Web.

News

CBS Offering Out-of-Market Signals via HD Radio Multicast

Four of what are described as the group's most listened to stations will be carried as HD2 and HD3 signals over CBS FM stations in other markets.

GM Serves up in-car Wi-fi

General Motors says it will permit Wi-fi connection of multiple in car devices to mobile 3G broadband services as a dealer installed option on select models across Buick, Cadillac, Chevy and GM product lines.

Business

Liberty Buys in to World Space

Liberty Media is a diverse group that controls satcaster DirecTV and also counts a substantial interest in Sirius XM satellite radio among its many holdings.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: South Carolina (November 2009)

There are 24 stations in the Palmetto State broadcasting 42 HD Radio channels.

Eye on IBOC

RadioDNS Aims to Link Broadcast with Web Content

RadioDNS is really about combining the simplicity and convenience of local, over-the-air delivery of audio content with Web-linked interactivity, all without continuous consumption of bandwidth associated with streaming audio services.


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