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What is the business of the DRM Consortium?

(technician form Gabon)

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The DRM Consortium (Digital Radio Mondiale) is an international not-for-profit organisation composed of broadcasters, network providers, transmitter and receiver manufacturers, universities, broadcasting unions and research Institutes. DRM was set up in Guangzhou, China in 1997, initially with the objective of “digitising” the AM broadcast bands up to 30MHz (long, medium and short-wave). In 2005 a decision was taken to extend the DRM system to incorporate modes designed to operate in the VHF broadcasting bands and the ITU recommending the use of DRM in band I, II and III was announced in 2011.

The standard has been adopted in several countries like India, Pakistan, South Africa etc. and is on air on all continents, while we estimate that around half the world population in the incidence of a DRM signal – https://www.drm.org/drm-in-the-world/

The DRM Consortium has around 100 members on all continents including national DRM platforms in Germany, South Africa, India, Indonesia, Brazil.

For joining the Consortium and more information and DRM updates please visit www.drm.org, write to pressoffice@drm.org  or go to www.drm.org/newsletters to subscribe.


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