News for 2021

  • 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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  • VW adds DAB+ radio to 2022 range, DAB+ car sales up 25% in H1

    28 September 2021
    Industry body Commercial Radio Australia has welcomed news that Volkswagen Australia has added DAB+ digital radio across most of its model year 2022 vehicle range, including its updated T-Cross SUV and Golf.   All Volkswagen passenger and commercial vehicles in Australia will offer DAB+ with the exception of the base model grades of its van and ute range.    CRA chief executi...
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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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