International delegates to tour Australia's digital radio network

Australian DAB+ system on display to Hong Kong and Malaysian industry executives

Broadcasters from Malaysia and Hong Kong will visit Sydney this week to take part in a Commercial Radio Australia digital radio study tour, gaining first-hand knowledge and experience of DAB+ digital radio.

DAB+ digital radio begins broadcasting over the next 12 to 18 months in Hong Kong, and a two year DAB+ trial is set to commence in Malaysia later this year.

“DAB+ digital radio technology is expanding its reach as an international standard and Australian commercial and public broadcasters have the knowledge and experience to share with our Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union colleagues,” Commercial Radio Australia’s CEO, Joan Warner, said in a media release.

The delegates will meet with commercial and public broadcasters, as well as the Australian Communication and Media Authority, the Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy, and the tower operator TXA Australia.

Additional information can be found on the Digital Radio Plus Web site.