Thursday 24 May 2018

Analogue Radio Rules On-Air

Digital radio in France is overwhelmingly online
According to the French magazine La Lettre Pro there are 51.000 OTA radio stations globally. 97% of the 12.299 radio stations in Europe are FM or AM. 11.827 broadcast on FM, 276 on AM (long and medium wave). Digital terrestrial radio only 353 on DAB and 881 on DAB+
Eight out of ten French listen daily on radio ( average time 2:41h ). Regarding digital radio there is 6,6 Million (12,2 %) daily online radio listeners primarily via mobile/smartphones. DAB+ only reaches 19% of the population and listening is estimated below 2%.