The technology behind HD Radio™

Media release

Five commercial radio stations to begin digital broadcasting on the FM band in September

With DAB+ already in operation for regional-language and national broadcasting since October 2009, local/regional programmes will shortly begin airing HD Radio signals. Radio Argovia, Radio Basel, Capital FM, Radio 24 and Radio Sunshine are to start broadcasting with HD Radio™ technology this September. The necessary applications were submitted to Switzerland’s Federal Office of Communications in January, a move made possible through the amending of the corresponding decree by the Swiss Federal Council. Digitalising radio in this way for the first time enables programme providers to diversify their content. And that results in distinctive added value for listeners. More...