Radio & Television

Digital Radio: 700 U.S. HD Radio stations now on-air

COLUMBIA, Md. - "As a result of broadcasters converting stations at a pace of more than one per day, six in 10 Americans now have access to HD Radio broadcasts," said Robert Struble, president and CEO of iBiquity Digital Corporation, developers of HD Radio technology. When Beasley Broadcasting Group's WXKB-FM flipped the switch and turned on its digital signal on January 26, it signaled the 700th U.S. radio station to begin broadcasting with HD Radio technology, says the company. “Radio stations serving every Arbitron market plus dozens of unrated markets are now providing listeners with digital AM and FM coverage,...