"Hopes for digital radio switchover in the next five years in the U.K.
suffered a blow as the growth in popularity of digital audio
broadcasting (DAB) radio went into reverse. DAB radio (the Eureka-147
system), the likely broadcast replacement for analog AM and FM, saw its
share of listening drop, to 15.3% from 15.8% in Q2. On the flip side,
the popularity of analog AM and FM continued to grow there, with a 67.6%
share, up from 67% in the previous quarter and 66.1% a year ago." more at RBR.com.The article concludes with the suggestion that listeners might purchase a digital receiver only if there was a compelling reason to.