Por inicaitiva da Broadcast Electronics: Puerto Rico: WPRM-FM, owned by Uno Radio Group, became the first station in Puerto Rico to adopt HD Radio in April 2005, using a BE FMI 31 HD Radio transmitter system into a separate antenna. San Juan, Puerto Rico, ranks as market 13 by Arbitron and is a highly saturated radio market with more than 120 radio stations in the area. This is the first reported HD Radio installation in the region, sparking interest in HD Radio in the Caribbean and Latin America. Brazil: KISS-FM in Sao Paulo went on the air with HD Radio on Sept. 17, 2005, becoming the first station to transmit FM HD Radio in Brazil. The station is using BE’s FMI 73 transmitter package into a separate antenna. New Zealand: On October 19, 2005, a BE HD Radio system delivered the first HD Radio signals heard in New Zealand. Transmitting on 106.1MHz from the Skytower in Auckland, the broadcast is under a special demonstration license from the Radio Spectrum Management division of the New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development. Philippines: Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo officiated HD Radio broadcasts in Baguio City on Nov. 9, after BE turned on the country’s first HD Radio station during a conference there. France: Towercast, in partnership with independent broadcast syndicate SIRTI and NRJ Group, began broadcasting an HD Radio signal on 88.2MHz there in March 2006, using a BE low-powered transmission system. In the next phase of the trials, Towercast plans to multicast two or more channels of programming. Thailand: In yet another digital radio first, BE installed an HD Radio system for a public radio network targeting mass transit commuters in Bangkok. The system was acquired by RNT Television, which has a contract to broadcast to buses in Thailand using a portion of existing licensed FM frequencies. Indonesia: In April 2006, BE delivered the first AM HD Radio system in Asia. AM HD Radio went on the air in Surabaya, Indonesia, on 1,062kHz using a BE AM 10A transmitter. Indonesia: Also in April, BE installed HD Radio FM on JDFI-FM 101.8MHz, part of the Prambors Radio Group in Jakarta.
fonte: «BE Works on HD Radio Around the World», 1/5/06, http://beradio.com/currents/radio_currents_050106/index.html#be