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  • New DAB+ stations in Canberra & Darwin

    14 December 2017
    ABC and SBS today announced that audiences in Canberra and Darwin will now have access to a range of new radio stations with the launch of digital radio (DAB+) services. The introduction of DAB+ services in Darwin and Canberra will be on a par with the digital services offered to audiences in the other five state capitals. Additional to ABC and SBS’s national radio programs, listeners can...
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  • Digital radio buyers guide

    4 December 2017
    If you’re looking to buy a digital radio for yourself or as a gift, this buyers guide provides a few tips to consider. Many people upgrade their mobile phones and laptops regularly, but forget that having a beautifully-designed new radio in the kitchen or bedroom not only looks and sounds great, but can increase their enjoyment. Radio is one of the most-used items in the house, and cons...
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  • Buddha Hits and Elf Radio take out best digital station at Radio Awards

    14 October 2017
    Buddha Hits and Elf Radio have taken out awards for Best Digital Radio Format at the 2017 Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne last night. Buddha, which features the successful “Chill 101 Countdown” and plays chill out music including electronica, pop and acoustic, won in the long-term station category. Elf Radio, a pop-up station featuring Christmas music and f...
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  • Digital radio finalists announced for 2017 Radio Awards

    20 August 2017
    The finalists in the 29th annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) were announced today and Coles Radio (NOVA Entertainment), Buddha Radio (Southern Cross Austereo), Oldskool (Southern Cross Austereo) and Elf Radio (Australian Radio Network) are in the running for the Best Digital Radio Format award.   The biggest names in radio will battle it out for the hotly contested Best On...
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  • New radio program for pre-schoolers

    26 July 2017
    Kinderling Kids Radio has partnered with ASX-listed G8 Education to roll out its newest program, Play & Learn, to early education centres across Australia, in a move that could see the broadcaster double its market share.   A first within Australia’s DAB radio space, the initiative will see the SCA-backed, station run a program specifically dedicated to auditory learning activi...
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  • Top digital radio stations around Australia

    8 May 2017
    The second digital radio ratings survey of 2017 has been released, and here’s a round-up of the number one DAB+ stations in each capital city.  SYDNEY - Edge Digital With a playlist including Calvin Harris, Zayn and Major Lazer, the Edge promotes itself with the tagline “the beats that move you”. Featuring popular hosts Mike E & Emma, who won a Commercial Radio Award...
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  • DAB+ only figures released as projections see vehicles continuing to drive take up

    20 March 2017
    Projections by PwC for DAB+ digital radio show that nearly 60% of new vehicles sold in Australia in 2021 will be fitted with a digital radio, forecasting nearly double the number of current new vehicles fitted with the technology.  PwC projects that close to 4 million new vehicles fitted with DAB+ will be sold by the end of 2021, up from 862,426 at the end of 2016. Commercial Radio Austra...
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