Deutschlandradio, Germany’s national public radio broadcaster, is forging ahead in its DAB+ rollout.
It has commissioned five new transmitters from network operator Media Broadcast. Next week, it will switch on the Zwickau transmitter in Saxony. The broadcaster says later this year, it will switch on transmitters in Bad Kreuznach (Rhineland-Palatinate), Hornisgrinde and Mainhardt (Baden-Württemberg) and Merchingen (Saarland).
Deutschlandradio adds that expanding the nationwide DAB+ transmitter network will significantly improve reception conditions for listeners, especially in more sparsely populated regions. The 1st national DAB+ multiplex in channel 5C carries Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandfunk Kultur and Deutschlandfunk Nova, the digital channel Deutschlandfunk Dokumente und Debatten and nine other private programs.