New DAB Network Switches On in Czech Republic

Žižkov Tower is transmitter location for nine new stations
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PRAGUE�10:55 AM local time, Aug. 6, is an important milestone in the history of broadcasting in the Czech Republic � because at that moment, the new DAB network was launched, according toradio.cz. �The transmitter location is the��i�kov�tower (shown at right).�

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The new service includes nine stations under the banner DAB Praha, and reaches Prague and Central Bohemia, accounting for about 20 percent of the population.� Full digitalization remains some way off, however, because the current analog licenses are in effect until 2025.�

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