DRM Summary – Pitroda Report

DRM Summary – Pitroda Report

The Pitroda report looked at all aspects of Prasar Bharati activities. Here are some key findings of the Pitroda report on DRM alone (as summarised by the Consortium)

  • Analogue Medium Wave to be converted to Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM)

  • DRM to be used to increase audio quality (stereo) and content/channels

  • Continue analogue and digital simulcast until 2016

–  Shift to full digital broadcast after 2016

–  Private operators to be invited to share All India Radio DRM infrastructure, i.e. coverage

  • Government of India to provide short-term subsidy to the industry to strengthen investment in receiver eco-system for success of DRM in India

Transition FM to DRM+ after successful transition of AM to DRM30)

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