Editions:

Germany gets second national DAB+ multiplex

Illustration: POPradio/Radiobutikken

Germany: Thursday (8 December) German authorities allocated capacity for a second national DAB+ multiplex for commercial broadcasters. Applications for a licence must be in by 24 February 2017 and licences are awarded by the end of March. Successful licence applicants must provide national radio services.


What goes on in the radio industry?
CLICK HERE FOR AN UPDATE!
ALL the stories – ALL the time
RadioAssistant.com


A second DAB+ multiplex that covers Germany will be launched next year. Broadcasters must provide a national service as regionalisation is not seen as necessary. For regional and local services there are more than enough capacity on other multiplexes.

– A second national multiplex will add to the diversity of radio stations offered and we hope it will boost the popularity of the DAB+, says Siegfried Schneider, Director for the Direktorenkonferenz der Landesmedienanstalten (DLM).

– This will be an important contribution to the development of the digital terrestrial radio market.

Be the first to comment on "Germany gets second national DAB+ multiplex"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*