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German govt rejects ban on analogue radio sales

Monday 14 November 2016 | 11:28 CET | News
Radios with an analogue-only receiver can continue to be sold in Germany after the federal government rejected a proposed ban on their sale after 2019. The Federal Council proposed a draft amendment to section 48 of the Telecommunications Act which would have required all digital receivers to be "suitable for the reception of standards-appropriate digital signals". The proposal was made on the basis of the EU's Universal Service Directive.

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