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  • Digital radio sales and listening rise again

    15 August 2011
    As the radio industry marks two years on air of full power digital radio services, official data relating to digital radio broadcasts in Australia was released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today, showing there are 940,000* people listening to digital radio in the five state metropolitan capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide and 508,462 ** digital radios have been so...
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  • Automotive Industry is listening to digital radio

    6 August 2011
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) brought together nearly 100 motor vehicle industry representatives at the recent Sydney and Melbourne automotive workshops to move digital radio listening into more Australian motor vehicles. Vehicle product managers, engineering planning teams, industry association members, retailers and manufacturers attended the workshops to hear from the radio industry on t...
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  • Canberra & Darwin digital radio trials extended

    4 August 2011
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) welcomed today's announcement by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) that the DAB+ digital radio trial licences in Canberra and Darwin have been extended for a further 12 months. The scientific licences issued have been extended to allow for further coverage measurement, testing of local terrain impairments, receiver analysis, staff tra...
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  • Leading international digital radio chipmaker to speak at automotive workshop

    12 May 2011
    Anthony Sethill, chief executive and founder of Frontier Silicon, the world’s leading supplier of module and software for digital radios will speak at Commercial Radio Australia’s (CRA) upcoming automotive workshops in Sydney and Melbourne. Frontier Silicon, the number one supplier to the DAB+ market, provides major electronics brands including Bang & Olufsen, Bose, Bush, Grund...
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  • New Mother's Day ads for digital radio

    18 April 2011
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) has launched a new series of radio and online advertisements promoting digital radio for Mother’s Day. The radio campaign which begins this week on high rotation for three weeks, across 42 commercial radio stations in the five digital radio metropolitan markets of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, is supported by online and social media. C...
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  • Australian designed world first Audio Visual Navigation DAB+ Receiver

    13 April 2011
    MELBOURNE, AU -  Directed Electronics Australia released an Australian designed world first 2-Din Audio Visual Navigation DAB+ Receiver that is a combined DVD, CD, MP3, WMA, AM/FM, DAB+, SD/USB Multimedia Auxiliary Input, Bluetooth, GPS Navigation and Reversing Camera (up to 3 cameras) - The Orion AVR6.1 Audio Visual Navigation Receiver with Digital Radio (DAB+). Utilising the power of th...
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  • BMW announces digital radio in cars from May 2011

    1 April 2011
    BMW Australia today announced that it would be the first manufacturer in Australia to offer DAB+ as an option, with availability on 5 Series and 7 Series from May, and the new 6 Series upon launch. DAB+, available in capital cities Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth, offers listeners the ability to tune into all  existing commercial, ABC and SBS stations in digital quality pl...
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