Worlds First Smartphone to support DAB+ Launched by LG Electronics.
LG Electronics (LG) unveiled the world’s first smartphone to feature DAB+, the de facto standard for digital radio broadcasting on the 14th March 2016. LG introduced its newest smartphone at Radiodays Europe 2016 in Paris the world’s largest radio conference, and at the SADC Digital Sound Broadcasting Workshop on the 15th March, Maseru Kingdom of Lesotho. Consumers in Australia, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom will be the first to receive the LG Stylus 2 with DAB+. As the world’s first smartphone with DAB+, the LG Stylus 2 features a DAB+ chipset and an exclusive app that allows customers to enjoy digital radio broadcasts out of the box. A technical interface also enables broadcasters to develop their own tailored apps in which internet services complement broadcaste radio.