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RRI-Indonesia won DRM Enterprise Award 2016

Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) engineers won the 2016 DRM Enterprise Award Asia Pacific Region 2016, jointly sponsored with SAS, the leader in analytics.

Based at Denpasar, Indonesia, Mr Salwan, Manager of Technology and New Media Director; Mr Ketut Suandi, Assistant Manager Transmitter, and Mr Cok Dalem Javadi, Staff of Technology and New Media unit are recognised for their support and hard work in running a DRM AM trial in 2016.

The award aims to stimulate interest in the DRM standard in various parts of the world that would benefit from the full introduction of digital radio. The RRI engineers on the beautiful island of Bali were selected to receive the award in recognition of their work in preparing a medium wave transmitter to broadcast in DRM during the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s General Assembly in October.

On behalf of RRI, Mr R.Gingging, CTO, also proudly congratulated his staff for having engaged and worked so well together with Consortium representatives thus quickly learning about new digital opportunities for radio broadcasting.

Ruxandra Obreja, DRM Consortium Chair, congratulated the local RRI engineers as “their work shows how quickly DRM can become part of day-to-day activity. This proved that the Indonesian public broadcaster has the talent and capacity to test the latest digital technologies in their effort to future proof public broadcasting.”