DR P8 Jazz

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DR P8 Jazz
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Broadcast areaDenmark – Nationally via Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Frequency DAB+: MUX2
Language(s) Danish
Format Jazz
Owner DR
Operator DR
First air date
12 September 2011;11 years ago (2011-09-12)

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DR P8 Jazz is one of DR's digital radio stations in Denmark. It launched on 12 September 2011 as the fourth of five new digital-only stations. [1]


In November 2010, DR announced it would significantly lower the number of digital radio stations in its line-up from 23 to between 10-12. [2] The new line-up of digital stations were announced in January 2011 with P8 Jazz replacing the former DR Jazz. Unlike DR Jazz which played jazz non-stop, P8 Jazz were to have presenters. [3]

On 1 October 2017 P8 Jazz became available on DAB+ radio when a nationwide switch-over took place. [4]


  1. DR, "DR lancerer P8 JAZZ", 6 September 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  2. DR, "Radiolukning skal styrke DAB", 10 November 2010. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  3. Mediefonen, "Her er DR's fremtidige DAB-plan" Archived 2016-04-14 at the Wayback Machine , 19 January 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  4. "Overgangen til DAB+ udsat til 1. oktober 2017". Danske Medier. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2017.

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