During World War II, a British radio station named
broadcast propaganda to German soldiers. It was believed that this propaganda helped the Allies win the war.
Since the end of the war, the station has expanded its coverage and has allocated many additional FM transmitters. The station has also launched digital services, which include the Dokumente und Debatten channel, which rebroadcasts audio segments from TV shows and sports events.
The station also airs live studio concerts and interviews. It is the second most-listened-to radio station in Germany, trailing only television.
The radio landscape in Germany is heavily influenced by the federal structure and broadcasting regulation competency of Lander. In 2016, there were 283 commercial radio stations in the country, which is nearly half of the number of public service radio stations.
In the past two years, there have been 14 new commercial radio stations in the country, which have become available to listeners across the nation. Some stations require a license fee, while others are free to listen to.
Radio advertising is a highly effective medium, as it gets people into stores and services. It also delivers measurable results. The personal touch of presenters is often a factor in the effectiveness of radio advertisements.
The Radio Deutschland app is a good way to stay up-to-date with the latest news. It supports 3G and Wi-Fi networks, and is optimized for mobile devices. It also supports background mode and multitasking.