This title offers cutting-edge information, targeted at wide academic market. It is written by top academics in the field, with strong networking internationally. Issues addressed in depth with potential for stimulating new debates and analysis. The aim of this collected edition is to analyse how the 'traditional' radio medium is evolving in the multimedia age. The book will focus on an intercultural dialogue about the important role that new technologies play - and will play - in the different configurations of FM and digital sound broadcasting. Each chapter presented in the book examines new options for radio technology, opportunities and challenges that characterise academic and professional debates around radio at this time.