HD Radio Launches in Mexico City
Some 65 people
crowded into the Radio Pit in the Central Hall at the NAB Show Tuesday, April 17 to
celebrate the launch of HD Radio in Mexico City, the first of several planned
HD Radio launches in Mexico.
Mexican and American broadcasters were conducted in Spanish and English.
retailers, receiver manufacturers and broadcasters in that city have
coordinated efforts to promote digital radio to the public following the broadcast
launch April 16.
Stations from three
licensees are broadcasting FM HD Radio signals now and more are expected to
Kenwood and Pioneer brands are available for purchase from Best Buy, Coppel,
Liverpool, Sears and Woolworth retailers. Select new models from Ford and
Toyota are available at car dealerships.
created a special Web page for the
Mexican market. The site will inform the public which stations are on the air
with a digital signal, as well as promote products and retailer availability.