He brings experience building strategic partnerships at Google and Spotify.
In June, the DRM Digital Radio Mondiale consortium and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) announced a series of three webinars entitled “DRM — Digital Radio for our Needs”
The first event, “DRM for Large or Full Country Coverage,” took place July 8. In this session consortium experts Alexander Zink, Fraunhofer IIS; Simon Keens, Ampegon; Yogendra Pal, DRM India Platform; and Radu Obreja, DRM Consortium provided participants with both basic and in-depth information on the DRM standard, including features and benefits.
The follow-up webinars are scheduled to take place in August and September. AIBD and DRM explain that the goal is to give all participants a clear understanding of DRM digital radio broadcasting technology and country-specific applications, through a mix of presentations, discussions and individual work. Participants will receive a participation certificate at the end of the series.
“This initiative is a new, well-planned and collective undertaking,” said Ruxandra Obreja, DRM chairman. “It offers the chance for participants to acquire valuable inforrmation that will allow them to become DRM pioneers and be part of the unique DRM sharing experience.”