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Why digital radio is the sound of the future

3rd September, 2011

Why digital radio is the sound of the future

DAB (digital audio broadcasting), the new digital radio system designed to replace FM, is experiencing significant growth worldwide.

It’s easy to see the attraction. DAB broadcasts multiple stations simultaneously, meaning cost-savings over the (one station per transmitter) FM system. This extra capacity gives major expansion opportunities to commercial radio, and DAB’s ability to broadcast text and pictures is a bonus for advertisers. Listeners also win, with...

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