Media Broadcast Plans Significant Increase in DAB+ Network Reach

By the end of 2016, Media Broadcast plans to nearly double the number of transmitters
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MUNICH�In Germany, Media Broadcast operates a nationwide DAB+ radio network on channel 5C. This is a single-frequency network, with 61 transmitter sites.

Promedianews.deis reporting that Media Broadcast is about to expand the number of transmitters for this network. By the end of 2016, Media Broadcast plans to nearly double the number of transmitters, to a grand total of 110. The predicted coverage will increase to 82 percent of the population, for indoor reception and 98 percent of federal highways.

The network provides national coverage of traffic flow; Electronic Program Guides (which includes album art and news on the radio display); and Journaline services, which, according to the article, �promote marketing opportunities for program and service providers.�

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