News for 2019

  • Commercial radio goes digital in Canberra

    18 July 2019
    Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday, July 19, providing digital quality sound and more station choice for listeners in the capital. All four commercial radio stations, 2CA, 2CC, Mix 106.3 and Hit 104.7 will broadcast in digital, alongside several commercial digital-only stations, with more new stations to launch in coming months.&n...
    Read More
  • Buy your business a DAB+ digital radio before June 30 and claim it back on tax

    6 June 2019
    Every workplace needs a radio, and with the end of the financial year just around the corner, now is the time to take advantage of the instant asset write-off and invest in a DAB+ digital radio for your business.  As part of the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off scheme for small to medium businesses, you can buy your workplace a new DAB+ digital radio and claim it back on...
    Read More
  • Commercial radio in Darwin now broadcasting permanently in digital with DAB+

    7 May 2019
    Listeners in Darwin can now tune in to commercial radio in digital quality sound, with the official switch on today of permanent digital radio broadcasts on DAB+.   Digital radio offers better sound quality and more station choice, with three extra DAB+ only commercial stations on air – KIX Country Music, Classic Rock Digital and 4TAB.   “Darwin listeners can now enjoy...
    Read More
  • Pure offers $150 headphones free in new Mother’s Day campaign

    26 April 2019
    Audio brand Pure has joined forces with commercial radio to launch a Mother’s Day campaign offering a set of Urbanears wireless headphones free with every Pure DAB+ digital radio purchased. The Bluetooth headphones, valued at $150, are available by redemption with a purchase from the Pure DAB+ range, which includes portable and bedside clock radios with a retail starting price of $12...
    Read More
  • Digital radio switches on in Hobart

    3 April 2019
    Commercial radio is now broadcasting on DAB+ digital radio in Hobart, offering listeners better sound quality and more choice, with three new DAB+ commercial stations now on air – KIX Country, Easy Hits and Triple M Classic Rock. Joan Warner, chief executive officer of industry body Commercial Radio Australia, said: “We’re pleased listeners in Hobart now have the option t...
    Read More
  • Big audience boost for DAB+ radio stations

    18 February 2019
    The number of DAB+ digital radios in Australia increased by more than 930,000 last year, helping to boost average weekly audiences for digital-only radio stations to over two million, according to the latest DAB+ update released by industry body Commercial Radio Australia.   More than 4.21 million people, or 30% of the population aged 10 and over, listened to DAB+ digital radio e...
    Read More