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digital audio broadcasting

[¦dij·əd·əl ¦ȯd·ē·ō ′brȯd‚kast·iŋ]
(communications)
The radio broadcasting of audio signals encoded in digital form. Abbreviated DAB.
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digital audio broadcasting

Digital radio. It is the digital successor to analog AM and FM radio. See HD Radio and DAB.
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Africa is definitely due to get digital audio broadcasting and multimedia services via the AfriStar satellite, which is to be launched in September.
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