DRM and RRI Plan Digital Radio Workshop in Indonesia

The Digital Radio Mondiale Consortium along with Indonesian public broadcaster, Radio Republik Indonesia, have announced a DRM30 digital radio trial and workshop in Jakarta and Bogor, to be held from March 24-27
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JAKARTA�The Digital Radio Mondiale Consortium along with Indonesian public broadcaster,�Radio Republik Indonesia, have announced a DRM30 digital radio trial and workshop in Jakarta and Bogor, to be held from March 24-27.

The workshop will be supported by RRI and key Consortium members ��Fraunhofer IIS,�GatesAir,�RFmondial�and�Transradio, and workshop attendees will be invited to observe the results of the DRM30 trial and to learn more about the full DRM standard

Indonesia is a challenging broadcasting environment, replete with coastal lowlands, larger islands and mountainous areas.� RRI is exploring ways of overcoming these challenges to provide quality broadcasting services across the entirety of the country.�

�We are looking at the weaknesses that we experience currently in analog radio with a desire to offer radio broadcast services that are economical, easy, and mobile, offering the same good quality to Indonesian citizens,� said Sunarya Ruslan, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RRI Indonesia.

�RRI is currently reviewing the appropriate technologies to be used as a delivery medium,� said Muhammad Rohanudin, Technology and New Media Director of RRI. �These technologies include DRM and we hope that the DRM trial in the Bogor area will provide us with options and a better understanding of digital radio broadcasting.� �

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