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  • Weekly listeners for DAB+ stations climb to 2.35m

    3 March 2021
    Australia’s DAB+ digital radio-only stations attracted a weekly audience of 2.35 million people in 2020, an increase of 15% from 2.04 million in 2019, according to GfK data released by industry body Commercial Radio Australia.   The weekly audience for all DAB+ stations, including AM and FM stations simulcasting on DAB+, reached 4 million*.   CRA chief executive officer Joan...
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  • DAB+ stations attract 54,000 listeners in Canberra

    14 May 2020
    Canberra’s additional DAB+ digital radio stations, which include Coles Radio, My Canberra Digital, KIX Country, The Edge, Club Lime and Hit Buddha, attract an audience of 54,000 listeners every week, according to GfK’s latest Canberra radio ratings survey.   The DAB+ only stations reach a weekly audience equivalent to 14 per cent of the capital city’s total population a...
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  • Mandurah gets DAB+ for Christmas

    18 December 2019
    Mandurah will be the ninth city in Australia and the first non-capital to have DAB+ digital radio, when the free to air broadcast technology is rolled out to Western Australia’s second largest city on Monday, December 23.   DAB+ stands for Digital Audio Broadcasting, and offers audiences a host of new features, including digital sound quality, on screen information such as song tit...
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  • Radio industry launches largest DAB+ campaign to date

    2 December 2019
    The commercial radio industry has launched a landmark consumer-focused DAB+ digital radio campaign, which highlights that radio is the ultimate soundtrack to any situation. The new multimedia marketing campaign is the largest ever DAB+ campaign commissioned by the commercial radio industry since DAB+ services launched in Australia 10 years ago. Utilising both audio and visual mediums, the ...
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  • Triple M Classic Rock takes out Radio Award

    21 October 2019
    Triple M Classic Rock Digital was named Best Digital Radio Format at the 31st Australian Commercial Radio Awards on the weekend.The station, which features celebrity Alice Cooper weeknights, LP vinyl records, classic rock anthems and the daily “Classic 9 Moments in Rock History” with Dave Williams, has gained a big fan base through broadcasts in DAB+ in the five major capital cities...
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  • DAB+ stations in the running for 2019 Radio Awards

    19 August 2019
    Coles Radio, Triple M Classic Rock Digital, Kinderling Kids Radio, CW Remix for Chemist Warehouse and Elf Radio have been named as finalists for Best Digital Radio Format in the 31st annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs).The winner will be announced at the gala event in Brisbane on Saturday, October 19.Australia’s top radio presenters will compete for the coveted Best On Air T...
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  • Commercial radio goes digital in Canberra

    18 July 2019
    Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday, July 19, providing digital quality sound and more station choice for listeners in the capital.All four commercial radio stations, 2CA, 2CC, Mix 106.3 and Hit 104.7 will broadcast in digital, alongside several commercial digital-only stations, with more new stations to launch in coming months.The DAB+...
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