Arab States Broadcasting Union Hosts Symposium

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Arab States Broadcasting Union Hosts Symposium

Oct 20, 2014 1:41 PM, Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB

TUNIS, TUNISIA�The Arab States Broadcasting Union hosted �Symposium on Digital Radio� in Tunis on October 15-16.

Participants included Egyptian Media, Pakistani Media, as well as those from Russian, Italian, and French media. About 70 attended the event, according to

Ole J�rgen Peat Mark, CEO of Digital radio Norway, represented Norway at the conference. �I find that there is great interest from around the region� said Peat Mark. He spoke at the conference about how Norway is implementing the digitalization of radio, and about technical possibilities of DAB+.

Besides Digital radio Norway, there were speakers from ASBU (Abdel Rahim Suleiman), WorldDMB (Patrick Hannon), Digital Radio UK (Sam Bonham), European Broadcasting Union (Mathias Coinchon), GatesAir (Jamie Stockman), as well as local broadcasters involved in DAB test programs.