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Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Joins DRM Consortium

According to Digital Radio Mondiale public broadcaster Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) is the latest member to join the DRM Consortium.

PBC programs consist of music, features and plays meant to entertain listeners while also educating its overseas audiences about Pakistani culture, government and the world. The PBC broadcasts in 23-different state-recognized languages 24-hours a day.

“The Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation is interested in introducing the latest digital technologies for the benefit of the Pakistani listeners. As such we are happy to join the DRM Consortium as we are embarking on the modernization and digitization of our infrastructures.” Syed Imran, Director-General of PBC said.

DRM Chairman Ruxandra Obreja, welcomes PBC to the DRM Consortium and sees this “as a serious commitment of PBC to the latest radio technologies like the DRM standard and a chance for the DRM Consortium to strengthen its position in Asia and to learn more from an important market like Pakistan.”