System integrator Telmaco and DAB+ head-end manufacturer Factum Radioscape were selected by Greece’s public broadcaster ERT to install the first permanent National Multiplex for DAB+ Radio. Building upon the success of the pilot project in 2018, ERT continue broadcasting 7 radio programmes in DAB+ across Athens using Factum Radioscape’s DAB system. The first DAB+ Multiplex in Ymittos shall pave the way for future expansion across Greece.

Owing to Factum Radioscape’s technical expertise, the ENMUXA DAB system is at the forefront of broadcasting software for digital radio. The software has proven to be the most reliable, versatile and cost-effective system on the market. The innovative web interface makes every aspect of the multiplexing process, from audio and data ingest to ensemble distribution, easily manageable.

The entire broadcast chain will be monitored and validated using Factum Radioscape’s unrivalled OBSERVA range. The monitoring software use SNMP, real-time data and instant alerts for supervising the multiplex output.

Factum Radioscape’s Sales Manager, James Waterson said: “The past year has seen ENMUXA and OBSERVA launch many new DAB+ services in Europe, Asia and Australia. There is further enhancements on our roadmap to improve the DAB experience for broadcasters and listeners alike.

Introducing DAB+ radio to Greece has been a very smooth process. the pilot project was very useful for ERT to familiarise themselves with the technology. We look forward to the next stages of the rollout with Telmaco and ERT.”