UPC Switzerland shelves digital radio plans

Wednesday 7 June 2017 | 14:48 CET | News
UPC Switzerland has shelved plans to digitise its cable radio services, following little demand in a pilot project. The cable operator started a test of digital radio in Lucerne last November with around 1,000 households. The analogue FM service was replaced with DAB+; customers were required to obtain their own receiver. A spokesman for UPC told HandelsZeitung that this was a "one-off" and the company does not plan to expand the digital service. However the paper's sources said the pilot project was presented to UPC staff as the start of a transition to digital in all regions. Demand for the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: UPC
Countries: Switzerland
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