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  • Digital radio finalists announced for 2017 Radio Awards

    20 August 2017
    The finalists in the 29th annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) were announced today and Coles Radio (NOVA Entertainment), Buddha Radio (Southern Cross Austereo), Oldskool (Southern Cross Austereo) and Elf Radio (Australian Radio Network) are in the running for the Best Digital Radio Format award.   The biggest names in radio will battle it out for the hotly contested Best On...
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  • New radio program for pre-schoolers

    26 July 2017
    Kinderling Kids Radio has partnered with ASX-listed G8 Education to roll out its newest program, Play & Learn, to early education centres across Australia, in a move that could see the broadcaster double its market share.   A first within Australia’s DAB radio space, the initiative will see the SCA-backed, station run a program specifically dedicated to auditory learning activi...
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  • Top digital radio stations around Australia

    8 May 2017
    The second digital radio ratings survey of 2017 has been released, and here’s a round-up of the number one DAB+ stations in each capital city.  SYDNEY - Edge Digital With a playlist including Calvin Harris, Zayn and Major Lazer, the Edge promotes itself with the tagline “the beats that move you”. Featuring popular hosts Mike E & Emma, who won a Commercial Radio Award...
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  • DAB+ only figures released as projections see vehicles continuing to drive take up

    20 March 2017
    Projections by PwC for DAB+ digital radio show that nearly 60% of new vehicles sold in Australia in 2021 will be fitted with a digital radio, forecasting nearly double the number of current new vehicles fitted with the technology.  PwC projects that close to 4 million new vehicles fitted with DAB+ will be sold by the end of 2021, up from 862,426 at the end of 2016. Commercial Radio Austra...
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  • Audio brand VQ puts on the glamour with Christmas offer

    6 December 2016
    Designer British audio brand VQ and commercial radio have launched a special Christmas offer that puts the glamour into radio products.  Customers who purchase the Retro Mini DAB+ digital radio, which retails for $129,  will receive a luxury TONI&GUY hair package valued at more than $100, making it the perfect Christmas gift. The stylish radio, which comes with built-in Bluetoot...
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  • Canberra, Darwin and Hobart next in line for DAB+ digital radio

    6 December 2016
    Canberra, Darwin and Hobart will be the next in line for permanent DAB+ digital radio services, with commercial radio broadcasters today welcoming the ABC’s announcement that it intends to extend services into the three capital cities. Chief executive officer of industry body, Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said commercial broadcasters were working closely with the ABC and SBS o...
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  • Kinderling Kids Radio wins Best Digital Radio award

    9 October 2016
    The Australian radio industry’s premier award for the best digital radio station has been taken out by Kinderling Kids Radio at the 28th Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) held tonight at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. In front of more than 1200 radio industry attendees, creator of the innovative station, Evan Kaldor collected the award for:  BEST D...
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