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DAB radio countdown begins in earnest

The Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy has told a conference of more than 200 broadcasters, manufacturers, retailers and industry stakeholders that the countdown to three major digital radio landmarks – content, coverage and cars – has begun. Ed Vaizey told attendees at the Radio’s Digital Countdown conference in London that he was confident

Seamless in-vehicle radio coverage beckons with new technology

Drivers will be able to enjoy seamless radio coverage thanks to new technology developed by Global, the media and entertainment group. In-vehicle radios will now automatically switch between different local radio stations that are part of the same network as they travel around the country. The technology has been developed and implemented by Global and

PCE engineers all gain DAB radio switch over accreditation

All of Premier Communications Electronics’ (PCE) engineers have gained industry-recognised qualifications to carry out safe DAB upgrades to in-vehicle radios. The Government is committed to a digital switchover and the car industry has joined the cause with around 40% of new vehicles fitted with digital radios. However, they will be plenty of vehicles still using

Are you and your car ready for the DAB switch over? We are!

It is true to say that the DAB switchover has been delayed by the Government while they wait for more listeners to switch to digital. But the intention is still there. The Government is committed to a digital switchover and the car industry has joined the cause with around 40% of new vehicles fitted with

Why are car radios being switched over to digital?

Most national and radio stations have already made the switch to DAB with the BBC pledging to increase its 93% UK-wide digital coverage to 97%, with the help of 160 new transmitters, by the end of 2015. Meanwhile the Government is building 180+ new transmitters to enable local stations to reach more than 91% of