2018: DAB digital radio sales reach 70 million worldwideEscrito por Redacción TNI el 06/11/2018 a las 14:02:56
WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that, by the end of Q2 2018, over 71 million consumer?and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific – up from 58 million in Q2 2017.
DAB is seeing significant activity across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa and the infographic also details the rollout status in 21 emerging markets including information on trials and population coverage.
Key findings from the report include:
Patrick Hannon, President of WorldDAB commented:
“DAB digital radio continues to make significant progress in multiple markets. Cumulative global sales of DAB receivers now exceed 70 million units. It is clear that DAB is established as the core future platform for radio in Europe and Australia. Our next goal is to see similar developments in Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.”
The further growth and development of DAB will be highlighted at the upcoming WorldDAB General Assembly 2018 which will take place in Berlin on the 6th and 7th of November. Government and industry will be represented at the highest levels. Ministers of State, broadcasters, regulators, car manufacturers and technology providers will share insights and discuss future strategies to include the best in-car listening experience, individual country marketing reports on DAB, examples from broadcasters of how DAB is growing revenues and research into new developments such as voice control. To view the latest programme and register, visit the WorldDAB website.