DAB+ radio offers high audio quality free of charge, as it uses no data.
LG partnered and International DMB Advancement Group (IDAG) has been collaborated to comprise DAB+ technology in the new LG Stylus 2.
Commercial stations have donated air-time for promoting DAB+, equivalent to a value of A$18 million, while a wide range of publicity and promotional campaigns have been launched.
Radar is a new station capitalising on this consumer habit: the DAB+ channel and a dedicated Web are integrated for this purpose and music is bought on the Web via iTunes.
The roll-out in Australia is not just important for CRA and Factum but a significant milestone for DAB+ and the development of digital radio worldwide", concludes Hans Runesten, Chairman, Factum Electronics AB and CEO, Effnet Holding AB.
Factum Electronics AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Effnet Holding AB (publ), is a world leader in the areas of DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting), DAB+, DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting) and NICAM, digital stereo sound for television broadcasting.
Our new IP-based DAB+
systems have been well received in the market and we are pleased to participate in the roll out of DAB+
We see DAB+
as the best solution for launching new digital radio services in Australia.
With the advantage of significantly increased bandwidth efficiency, DAB+
offers broadcasters the highest level of flexibility in lowering costs per channel and in delivering a wider choice of stations to consumers.