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  • Ten digital radio stations now on air in Canberra

    22 July 2010
    Commercial radio stations 2CA, 2CC, Mix 106.3, 104.7 Hit Music, plus multicultural and multilingual stations SBS Radio 1 and SBS Radio 2 began DAB+ digital radio trial services today.  In addition, Canberra listeners can now hear for the first time four extra commercial digital only radio services – Radar Radio, Classic Hits Plus, my Canberra Digital and Hot Country Canberra Digital...
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  • Commercial radio takes the automotive industry for a digital drive

    18 June 2010
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) will host a group of leading automotive industry executives in Sydney and Melbourne, taking them for a test drive around both cities to experience DAB+ digital radio as part of an automotive industry digital radio workshop. Key executives from leading car manufacturers will participate in the workshops that will provide; an update on DAB+ digital radio internat...
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  • Record number of entries for Radio Awards with Roy and HG as hosts

    27 May 2010
    Over 1000 entries have been received for this year’s Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs), the highest number on record, chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said today. “This is great news for the Awards and augurs well for a great night later in the year,” Ms Warner said. “The Awards are highly competitive and set a new standard eve...
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  • New audio standards for commercial radio industry

    27 May 2010
    The commercial radio industry announced today that from 1 July 2010, all Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) member stations would adopt and encourage the use of the Commercial Content Technical Standards and the file format Piñata to ensure that the advertiser message is delivered in the highest quality possible. The Commercial Content Technical Standards and Piñata were developed by the Commerc...
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  • Chinese and Australian commercial radio broadcasters sign MoU

    25 May 2010
    Chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia (CRA), Ms Joan Warner, and Mr Xuegang Qin, managing director of Beijing Jolon Digital Media Broadcasting Co.,Ltd (affiliated to Radio Beijing Corporation), today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CRA and Jolon to develop a groundbreaking DAB+ digital radio application that will allow podcasts to be sent via...
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  • Additional free digital radio creative workshops

    20 May 2010
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) continues to promote the opportunities available on digital radio to the advertising industry with the announcement of two additional free digital radio creative workshops to be held in Sydney and Melbourne in June. Joan Warner, chief executive officer of CRA said this round of creative workshops was specifically targeting advertising creative teams. “Ad...
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  • Digital radio trial to begin in Canberra

    5 May 2010
    The number of commercial and SBS radio stations available to listeners in Canberra is set to increase with the announcement today by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) and multicultural and multilingual broadcaster SBS that a regional trial of DAB+ digital radio would begin in Canberra  in early July 2010. Commercial Radio Australia chief executive, Joan Warner said the first regional trial...
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