Tag: DAB

  • Norway To Shut Off FM Radio By 2017

    Norway To Shut Off FM Radio By 2017

    ¬†Norway are to become the first country to shut down FM radio. The technology is apparently just too outdated for Norway to stand anymore, and therefore by 2017 the country will be fully FM free, instead using Digital Audio broadcast, or DAB radio as their default broadcasting method. The Norwegian Ministry Of Culture decided that […]

  • PURE launches new ‘Pure Music’ on-demand cloud music service

    PURE launches new ‘Pure Music’ on-demand cloud music service

    DAB and Radio experts PURE have made the leap into the cloud with a new service called Pure Music, which will rival the likes of Spotify and Deezer. Pure Music is a subscription service which will bring the user music on-demand and wherever they go, with compatibility for a wide range of devices. For the […]

  • BBC Cuts Funding to Radio 4 Long Wave – End in Sight

    BBC Cuts Funding to Radio 4 Long Wave – End in Sight

    The BBC has announced that it will be ceasing funding for its Radio 4 Long Wave station, which is the historic home of Yesterday in Parliament and Test Match Special. Radio 4 Long Wave has been broadcasting for 44 years on the 198 kilohertz frequency, using a special type of glass valve. These glass valves […]

  • Radioplayer finally launched in UK – BBC and commercial radio all-in-one online.

    Radioplayer finally launched in UK – BBC and commercial radio all-in-one online.

    We previously wrote of the announcement by the BBC to join up with Radioplayer‘s online digital radio service to provide a comprehensive service available to all listeners in the UK. Today saw that big launch for the new BBC backed Radioplayer, which will provide the widest range of BBC and commercial broadcasts all in one […]

  • Ford DAB integration is coming – on the road as early as 2012

    Ford DAB integration is coming – on the road as early as 2012

    Ford plan to be miles ahead of the competition when the digital radio switchover begins by integrating Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) into all of its car range beginning in 2012. The upcoming new Ford Focus will be the first equipped with the DAB feature as standard, with all new models following becoming digitally enabled. Ford […]