WBU-TC Digital Radio Guide – Version 1 (2017)

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) is the collective organisation of the World’s eight broadcasting unions. In order to help broadcasters and administrations to decide on a policy for the transition from analogue to digital radio, the WBU Technical Committee has assembled information on the alternative systems currently used. Version 1 of the Guide is available here: Comments and suggestions on the completeness of the Radio Guide are welcome. They should be sent to the WBU-TC Vice-Chair at amal@abu.org.my. The text will be reviewed and a Version 2 will be ...

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Kazimir Bacic elected Director-General of HRT

Kazimir Bacic has worked for Croatian Radio and Television since 1984, and was most recently Head of Technology at HRT before being elected Director-General. He is also the Vice-Chair of the WBU International Media Connectivity Group (IMCG).

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NABA awards International Achievement honour to Bob Plummer

Photo credit: David Layer Michael McEwen remarks on Bob Plummer  February 15, 2017 – Bob Plummer has retired - nobody really believes that but he has and says he likes it. His retirement makes me melancholy both professionally and personally, but he more than deserves it given a broadcasting career that spans more than half a century. And Karen finally gets her husband full time and the grandchildren get Bob as a surrogate nanny. Not bad! Today we celebrate Bob’s career and his enormous contributions to our industry by presenting him with the NABA Intern...

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EBU Director to Lead World Broadcasting Unions Technical Committee

Simon Fell, Director of the EBU Technology and Innovation Department, has been elected to chair the World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) Technical Committee (TC) for a two year term (2017/18). The WBU brings together the eight broadcasting unions in matters of common interest. The elected management team for the WBU-TC is Simon Fell (Chair), Amal Punchihewa, ABU Technical Director (Vice-Chair), and John Lee, Chairman of the NABA Technical Committee (Vice-Chair). The WBU-TC has worked together and shared knowledge of broadcast technology and prepared common recommendations ...

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WBU Conference Reinforces WBU’s Global Commitments

Photo Credit to ABU World Broadcasting Unions’ Conference Unites in Furthering Industry and Global Goals October 26, 2016 / Bali, Indonesia – Earlier today, members and participants of the World Broadcasting Unions concluded a successful one-day WBU Conference in Bali, Indonesia. The Conference was hosted by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the Indonesian public broadcasting service Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI). It featured a broad and timely agenda that touched on themes important to global broadcasters operating in an increasingly ...

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