Development of the DAB System



Telecommunication is undergoing changes related with digitization, concepts of multimedia and hypermedia, and integration of tele and computer networks. The digitization of broadcasting systems introduced these concepts also into the radio world. System DAB is a developed project offering solutions applied now also in terrestrial TV and modern iPhones.

The phases of development of the DAB system from today’s perspective include:
  1. A.

    Radio with sound of high quality and additional data associated with services

  2. B.

    Radio highway

  3. C.

    The “information on demand” for mobile reception



Service provider server Multiple network server Broadcast network server Operation and management system 


  1. 1.
    Lindsay Cornell, ‘WorldDAB Updates DAB Standards’, WorldDAB Technical Commit-tee, Sept. 2020Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Joan Warner, ‘Commercial Business Case’, DAB+ Digital Radio Technology – Implemen Tation and Rollout, Joint WorldDAB and ABU Webinar, Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 2020Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of TelecommunicationsWroclawPoland

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