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  • Commercial DAB+ station listeners soar 33.7% YOY: GfK Survey 2 2023

    21 April 2023
    Weekly commercial radio cumulative audiences have hit new highs and people are listening to an hour more commercial radio each week (year on year), GfK Survey 2 has revealed. The total average time people listened to commercial radio across the five major metro markets was 13 hours, 22 minutes a week. Commercial DAB+ stations again performed strongly with nearly 2.8 million weekly listeners, u...
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  • DAB+ commercial radio audience surges 30%

    14 March 2023
    The Australian commercial DAB+ station audience grew over 30% in 2022 from 1.88 million to 2.45 million, according to GfK data released by industry body Commercial Radio & Audio.   Commercial DAB+ radio stations took out the top seven spots of the 10 most listened to DAB+ stations over the year.   CRA chief executive officer Ford Ennals said the strong result shows that more p...
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  • RnB Fridays Radio wins Best Digital Radio at the ACRAs

    3 November 2022
    RnB Fridays Radio has won the trophy for best digital radio station at the 33rd Australian Commercial Radio Awards (the ACRAS).   RnB Fridays Radio achieved the top prize against other nominees in the category: Club Lime Radio, Dance Hits and TikTok Trending on iHeartRadio.   Lindsay Marapa, Mike Etheridge, Emma Chow, Adam Williscroft and Madeline Wilson from SCA proudly took home...
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  • DAB+ stations in the running for Radio Awards

    22 August 2022
    Dance Hits, RnB Fridays Radio, Tik Tok Trending on iHeartRadio and Club Lime Radio are finalists for Best Digital Radio Station at the 33rd annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards.The winner will be announced at the first ACRAS live awards ceremony in three years, with the industry gathering to celebrate the best in the business at a gala red-carpet event at the ICC Darling Harbour in Sydney ...
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  • DAB+ radio set to launch on the Gold Coast

    28 March 2022
    DAB+ digital radio will launch on the Gold Coast on April 4, bringing nine new commercial radio stations to Australia’s sixth largest city, industry body Commercial Radio Australia said today.   The launch will make Gold Coast the tenth city in Australia to have DAB+, which stands for Digital Audio Broadcasting.  DAB+ is a greener and more spectrum efficient technology than AM...
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  • Little Fox Digital Radio wins ACRA Award

    2 December 2021
    Little Fox Digital Radio was named Best Digital Radio Format in the 32nd Australian Commercial Radio Awards (the ACRAS). Gemma Fordham, James Speed, Mathew Eggleston & Aaron Sokolenko won the award for SCA.   Little Fox was created in just four days as a temporary station when Melbourne went into Covid-19 restrictions. It remained on air for ten months, entertaining and educating chi...
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  • 90% of Australian car buyers say broadcast radio should be standard in every vehicle

    10 November 2021
    90% of Australian car buyers say broadcast radio should be standard in every vehicle   Major study finds nearly 80% of consumers are less likely to buy or lease cars without a built-in radio tuner Consumption of broadcast radio is significantly higher than for any other form of in-car audio; 94% want access to radio to remain free Australian car buyers’ most desired radio f...
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