Russia Tests DRM in the FM Band
Russia has started testing DRM in the VHF band. The DRM technology will be presented in a joint effort of the Russian companies DIGITON, TRIADA TV and leading DRM technology companies Fraunhofer IIS, RFmondial and leading car infotainment chip maker NXP, all key members of the DRM Consortium. Read more
DRM Presented at Association of private Radio Operators for India (AROI) Meeting
At the Annual General Meeting of the AROI members, the Hon. Chair of the DRM India Chapter, Mr Yogendra Pal, presented a DRM update to delegates. He detailed one proposal that might benefit the private FM stations in India. Read more
All India Radio Highlights DRM Digital Radio Services
Recently a news bulletin aired on Doordarshan (Indian TV public broadcaster) highlighted the success of DRM digital radio services implemented by All India Radio. View here - the sound track in the video clip is in Hindi language - A summary of the transcript is available here.
DRM – A History of its Beginnings
An article on the beginnings of DRM has been published in the IEEE Broadcast Technology Newsletter - Second Quarter 2019 publication. The article can be found on pages 54-55. Please click here to read.
DRM Digital Radio Articles Prove Popular on Radio World
DRM digital radio articles have proven to be popular with readers of leading industry publication, Radio World, according to a survey carried out by the publisher. Read more
Global DRM Broadcasts
The DRM Project Office is always delighted to receive audio broadcasts of DRM programmes received from around the world. In the past few weeks we have received audio from programmes broadcast by the BBC, All India Radio, Radio Romania International and Voice of Nigeria, demonstrating the audio and coverage quality of DRM digital radio. Please continue to send your samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DRM at IBC 2019 – Dates for Your Diary
Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is starting to prepare for an exciting presence and new announcements at this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam 13th -17th September. Under the overarching theme “DRM - Smart Radio For All” the DRM Consortium has planned for two interactive sessions looking at the practical implementation of DRM in various parts of the world. The focus of the sessions will be equally on receivers and exciting receiver solutions. The events will be hosted by receiver manufacturer Gospell on Friday 13th September and Nautel on Saturday 14th September. Read more
ACMA Consults on - The Future Delivery of Radio Services in Australia
The Australia Media and Communications Authority recently consulted on the delivery of radio services in different ways in metropolitan and regional and remote areas. The Consultation period ended on 12th July and the DRM Consortium submitted a detailed response.
ITU Global Symposium for Regulators in the Pacific
The Pacific Island of Vanuatu hosted a recent global symposium for regulators organised by the ITU. Among the topics discussed was disaster-risk reduction; an interactive session to help regulators develop national emergency plans and explore new regulatory measures.
As regulators develop strategies for safeguarding communities at risk, digital radio technology can become an important emergency warning system. Many countries are susceptible to natural and manmade disasters and with so many emergencies and disasters happening everywhere, radio is an essential asset at these times. The DRM technology is available now and can be deployed as a national disaster system that can save lives – here’s how.
A conversation on disaster preparedness in Vanuatu - Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau
DRM Enterprise Award 2019 Category “Social Media Influencer 2019” Announced
Now in its fifth year, the DRM Enterprise Award 2019, will be awarded to an individual or anorganisationpromoting Digital Radio Mondiale successfully. The winner will have spread the word about DRM through social media and other platforms in order to stimulate interest and take-up bringing expertise and interest to new territories and consolidating interest in existing DRM countries. Read more.
If you blog, tweet or write about DRM technology – get nominated, closing date September 15, 2019. Contact email@example.com/ @drmdigitalradio.