Struble: Fee Waiver Is Over

Struble: Fee Waiver Is Over
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The fee waiver that Ibiquity put in place last fall to attract stations to order HD Radio gear seems to have fulfilled its function; and the company says the waiver has expired.
Ibiquity head Bob Struble told Radio World Online that those stations meeting the waiver deadline had to show Ibiquity evidence they had ordered IBOC equipment by Dec. 31.
Will Ibiquity consider reviving it, to help other stations go HD later?
"Never say never," Struble said.


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