The stations will start broadcasting on DAB+ on Oct. 1
The European directive that requires the integration of DAB+ in receivers (EECC directive EU 2018/1972) was published by ordinance on May 27, 2021. This puts French legislation in alignment with the European law concerning the integration of DAB+ in car receivers.
By law, all new cars sold in France must have DAB+ digital radio and FM integrated and be equipped with a radio service receiver. All domestic receivers equipped with a digital alphanumeric display must also integrate DAB+. Integration for overseas French territories is also specified in the directive.
The ordinance amends section V of Article 19 of Law No. 2007-309 from March 5, 2007, effective immediately.
The full text is available on the Legifrance website.