WorldDAB/ABU DAB+ technical webinar series.

20, 21 and 22 October 2020 - 12:00 -13:30 Kuala Lumpur time (04:00 - 05:30 UTC).

WordDAB and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) are proud to present a DAB+ technical webinar series with topics and speakers tailored to the specific needs of broadcasters in the Asia Pacific region.

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Topics and speakers

20 October – the business case for DAB+

The first webinar will focus on DAB+ status across the APAC region, DAB system features, and will include business cases on how DAB+ has allowed broadcasters to implement a brand extension strategy, offering listeners more choice with new genres and multi-language programs.

Speakers on day 1:

Nadeem Ahmed, ABU; Joan Warner, Commercial Radio Australia; Dr Les Sabel, S-Comm Technologies;  Adam Williscroft, Southern Cross Austereo and Andrew Bolton, SBS Australia.

21 October – getting DAB+ receivers into the market

The second webinar explains how to establish the DAB market – in cars as well as in the home – and will cover an introduction to DAB+ encoding, multiplexing and transmission. It will also include a case study on the DAB+ trial implementation in Bangkok, Thailand.

Speakers on day 2:

Kathryn Sabel Brown, S-Comm Technologies; Albert Tseng, Keystone Semiconductors; Roger Lanctot, Strategy Analytics; Lars-Peder Lundgren, Paneda and Orasri Srirasa, National Broadcast and Telecommunications Commission, Thailand.

22 October – DAB+ coverage planning

The final webinar on the series will look into the DAB+ transmission system, modern transmitters, DAB+ network design, SFN design examples, the commercial and technical business cases for DAB+.

Speakers include Dr Les Sabel, S-Comm Technologies; Rich Redmond, GatesAir and Nadeem Ahmed, ABU.

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Notes: Press Release - WorldDAB - 30 September 2020