HD Radio Presence Grows in Canada

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HD Radio Presence Grows in Canada

Apr 15, 2014 10:16 AM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB AMD

Las Vegas - Apr 8, 2014 - iBiquity Digital announced continued growth in Canada with the successful launch of Canadian Multicultural Radio (CMR) 101.3 FM and widespread availability of HD Radio receivers.

Robert Struble, president and CEO of iBiquity stated, "We congratulate CMR for launching HD Radio broadcasts on 101.3 in Toronto and are pleased with the positive listener response. CMR is using the technology to address the needs of their diverse community. With their HD2 in Tamil, HD3 in both Hindi and Urdu and HD4 in Punjabi, CMR is showing both the flexibility of HD Radio Technology and their commitment to provide the best possible programming and services to their listeners."

HD Radio aftermarket automotive receivers are available in Canada from Alpine, Clarion, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer and Sony, and home AVR receivers are available from Denon, Onkyo and Yamaha. These receiver models reflect the trend by manufacturers to standardize products for the entire North American market.

Automakers, including Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Ram, Scion, SRT, Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo continue to expand the number of vehicles with built-in HD Radio receivers available in Canada.

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