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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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  • Digital radio sales and listening rise

    20 March 2011
    Official data relating to digital radio broadcasts in Australia was released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today in the Digital Radio Industry Report 2011, showing there are nearly 700,000* people listening to digital radio in an average week, in the five state metropolitan capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide and 406,012** digital radios in the market. When compar...
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  • Latest digital radio sales and listening figures to be released 21 March

    17 March 2011
    Official data relating to digital radio broadcasts in Australia will be released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) on 21 March in the Digital Radio Industry Report 2011. The Digital Radio Industry Report 2011 will include data from the official radio industry audience measurement survey company, the Nielsen Company, consumer electronics market research and an uptake forecast from Pricewaterh...
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