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ABU-ASBU Technology Workshop focused on Digital Radio

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in collaboration with the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and WorldDAB conducted a week long workshop from 10-14 August 2015 at IPPTAR training centre in Kuala Lumpur.

15 broadcast engineers coming from Algeria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arabs Emirates, Sudan and Malaysia took part in the workshop which focused on various technological aspects related to DAB+ digital radio. The resource persons were Dr Les Sabel from WorldDAB, Dr Amal Punchihewa, ABU Director of Technology, Dr Adnan Salhab from ASBU, Nils Ahrens from Rohde & Schwarz, Jason Malure from All In Media and Alex Ng from GatesAir.

Dr Adnan Salhab, Technological Director of ASBU Training centre said that the level of the workshop and that of the participants were very good. He added that cooperation between ABU and ASBU has always been very productive. He announced that Digital TV  will be the main theme of the next workshop  to be conducted jointly by both unions .