News for 2012

  • Two for one Christmas digital radio campaign

    10 December 2012
    A buy one get one free promotion is the theme of the radio industry’s digital radio Christmas advertising campaign beginning Monday, 10 December on 42 commercial stations in the five state metropolitan markets of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Award winning radio specialist agency, Eardrum produced the four, 30 second radio ads which focus on digital radio sound quality,...
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  • Sound+ Image magazine’s surprise Digital Radio of the Year

    2 November 2012
    Sound+Image has announced its annual awards for consumer audio-visual equipment, with some interesting results in the category for Digital Radio. The black-tie Awards dinner took place at the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, on October 20th, and was hosted by Sound+Image Editor Jez Ford. “With the digital radio category, we were keen to reflect the different ways in which DAB+ broadcasts c...
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  • Digital radio sales & listening figures continue to climb

    1 November 2012
    Digital radio sales and listening figures recorded a significant rise with 94,655 DAB+ digital radio devices sold in the third quarter of 2012*, bringing the total number sold since the 2009 launch to over 1 million (1002,966), in addition listening figures from Survey 7 show 1.336 million people are now listening via a DAB+ device each week**. The third quarter figure for 2012, which includes...
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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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