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Bose Wave Music III and Wave Radio III come with digital radio for international listeners

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Bose has announced an update to its Wave music systems, which adds DAB, DAB+ and T-DMB digital radio for international listeners.

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Bose just launched the Wave Radio III and Wave Music III today — the Music is almost identical to the radio but adds a CD player. The big change here over their predecessors is the addition of an integrated digital radio tuner that can receive DAB, DAB+, and T-DMB signals, which removes the need for the £150 (around $240) Acoustic Wave DAB module. If you're upgrading from an earlier Wave system all of your other accessories are compatible, and an FM radio is still on board.

Another thing that hasn't changed is the hefty amount you'll have to pay to get hold of one: the Wave Radio III is $349.95, while the Wave Music III is $499.95, or £449.95 (about $730) and £599.95 (roughly $970) respectively in the UK. It's worth noting that the US pages don't mention the digital tuner, which accounts for the price difference and is unsurprising since the tech isn't in use in the US, but we've reached out to confirm whether or not it's included. Both systems are available today direct from Bose.