Ibiquity Joins Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

Ibiquity Joins Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
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Ibiquity Digital confirms it has joined the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union as an associate member. Scott Stull, vice president of broadcast business development, is representing Ibiquity for the Digital Radio Forum, a platform for radio broadcasters to exchange information related to implementing digital radio services in the Asia. The ABU is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The group looks at frequency usage, management issues, business opportunities and new service applications and follows digital radio developments in the frequency bands below 30 MHz.
Associate members of the forum include Digital Radio Mondiale and the WorldDAB Forum, which promotes the Eureka-147 technology.
As stated on its Web site, the forum's objectives are to facilitate networking among its members; it lists the introduction of DRM for AM as a "prime task."
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