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  • Digital radio stations Radar & Elf win at Radio Awards

    14 October 2012
    Best long term digital radio format award went to Southern Cross Austereo new music station, Radar and short term or pop up digital radio award went to the Australian Radio Network,  24/7 Christmas and festive station Elf. Digital Radio presenter and Killing Heidi lead singer, Ella Hooper won Best Newcomer award and drew with Matty Johns from Triple M’s The Grill Team. Brendan Jone...
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  • Australian expertise at DAB+ showcase in Indonesia

    20 September 2012
    The Australian commercial radio industry is providing DAB+ technical and management expertise to assist with a two day technology workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia next week. The  DAB+ technology workshop and transmission demonstration includes a two day workshop followed by a two day transmission trial and field measurement exercise in and around the city of Jakarta, Indonesia from 24- 27 S...
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  • Radio rivalry put aside for digital radio celebration

    24 August 2012
    More than 50 different commercial radio stations plus the ABC and SBS put rivalries aside this morning and broadcast simultaneously in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide to a combined potential audience of more than 13 million people in a massive outside broadcast to celebrate three years of digital radio. The event saw the highly competitive commercial sector broadcasting side by...
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  • Digital radio sales figures continue to climb as industry celebrates 3rd birthday

    10 August 2012
    Digital radio sales continue to climb, recording sales of nearly 75,000 in the second quarter of 2012, bringing the total number of digital radios sold since the 2009 launch to 908,311 according to information from the Q2 2012, GfK Marketscope report released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today.   The second quarter figure for 2012, which includes the months of April, May and June, ...
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  • Finalists announced in 2012 Radio Awards

    8 August 2012
    The big names of metropolitan FM radio will battle it out for Best FM On-Air Team at this year’s 24th annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs), with all finalists announced today. The Digital Radio category now includes an award for Best Digital Radio Format Long-term and Best Digital Radio Format Short-term. Finalists in the digital radio category, Best Digital Radio Format Lo...
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  • Thai digital radio delegation visit Australia

    3 August 2012
    Nine delegates from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand are visiting Australia this week, to hold technical, policy and broadcaster meetings with key DAB+ digital radio stakeholders. Hosted by Commercial Radio Australia, the Thai radio delegation is led by Colonel Dr. Natee Sukonrat, the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Commission and Vice Chairman of t...
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  • Canberra & Darwin digital radio trials extended

    25 July 2012
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today welcomed the decision by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to extend the DAB+ digital radio trial licences in Canberra and Darwin for a further 12 months. The scientific licences first issued in 2010 and further extended in 2011, have been extended once again to allow; for further field testing and continued coverage modelling to be...
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