DRM Consortium, BECIL to Host Event in New Delhi

Its aim is to update and stimulate the interest of key stakeholders in the public phase launch of the project to digitize radio in India
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NEW DELHI, India � Digital Radio Mondiale is the universal, openly standardized digital�broadcasting system for all broadcasting frequencies,�including the AM bands (LW, MW, SW),�as well as VHF Bands I, II � (FM band) and III.

TheDRM Consortium, in collaboration withBECIL, is organizing and hosting a round table meeting in New Delhi on Jan. 31. Its aim is to update and stimulate the interest of key Indian stakeholders in the public phase launch of the project to digitize radio in India, followingthe installation of DRM digital radio transmittersby All India Radio.

The event, �DRM: Digital Radio for All � Achieving PM�s Dream of Digital India,� is designed to help the launch of the next phase of the DRM project by incorporating the views of all stakeholders for the successful deployment of all features of DRM digital radio.

Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, has kindly consented to inaugurate the event. All stakeholder groups involved in the successful launch of digital terrestrial radio in India are invited to attend the event, including several senior officers from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways; Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI); Prasar Bharati (both All India Radio and Doordarshan); private FM broadcasters; radio receiver manufacturers; automobile manufacturers; mobile phone manufacturers; Confederation of Indian Industry; National Disaster Management Authority; UNDP; BECIL; and DRM experts.

Representatives of the DRM Consortium will also participate in the annualBES Expo 2017(Broadcast Engineering Society) at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, New Delhi Feb. 2� 4. The DRM Consortium is proud to officially endorse this year�s BES Expo. During the BES Conference, members of the Consortium will present their views on the development of digital radio and DRM in the world and address issues to do with the practical and optimum implementation of the DRM standard. DRM will be part of the Nautel stand 27/28 where experts will be available to inform and answer questions on DRM, while visitors to the BES Expo can learn about DRM solutions from a range of DRM member representatives (Ampegon, Fraunhofer IIs, Gospell, NXP, Rfmondial, Communication Systems INC, Transradio).

�DRM: Digital Radio for All � Achieving PM�s Dream of Digital India,� will be held on Jan. 31 at the Shangri-La�s � Eros Hotel, New Delhi.�

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