A new record for DAB digital radio sales has been set, with almost 12 million receivers being sold in 2017 in Europe and Asia Pacific.
The launch of two new transmitters marks the completion of a recent expansion of local DAB coverage.
Representatives from the BBC and commercial radio have cautioned against an imminent switchover to digital.
National radio station Absolute Radio is proposing to reduce its coverage on AM.
Digital radio listening in the UK has reached a new record share of 49.9%.
Norway has become the first country to switch to digital-only broadcasting for its national radio stations.
The BBC has switched on a national DAB Digital Radio transmitter, increasing coverage of BBC National DAB stations to nearly 98% of UK homes.
A new report reveals that six in ten (61%) of UK adults has a DAB digital radio at home.
Matt Hancock MP called for new radios to be “digital by default” in anticipation of a potential digital radio switchover.