Vietnam Gears Up for DAB Trial
Vietnamese system integrator Emico and Scandinanvian technology provider, Paneda, have signed an agreement for the provision of DAB multiplexing systems for the upcoming DAB Trial in Vietnam. The system includes a full system in redundancy including content management for metadata.
The system is planned to on-air before the end of the year in the cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. Initially the system will host 18 services and is comprised of a server platform, hosting multiplexer systems with its audio encoders and content management system.
The system uses Paneda SMART content seamless switching, providing the redundancy setup for audio switching during failures.
According to Lars-Peder Lundgren, Sales Manager at Paneda, “As a DAB lover, its satisfying to add a new DAB country to the DAB country list. For this project Paneda has committed to assist in promoting the upcoming trial by sharing our long expertise and knowledge to make the best possible outcome of this trial. The process has been long, and has containing both financial and technical evaluations, and we are now pleased that Paneda was chosen for this project.”
Lương Ngọc Thành, Vice General Director, Director of Technical Center at Emico says: “Vietnam will now start with DAB, initially with a larger trial in the Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi cities. Emico has evaluated different technical solutions and have chosen Paneda for several reasons, Paneda has provided great support and advises during the process, and have also provided a test system to us for learning more about DAB in general, and we are now confident that we have made a great choice and looking forward to work together in this project”