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  • Digital radio sales soar

    25 March 2013
    Official data relating to DAB+ digital radio in Australia was released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today in the 2013 Digital Radio Industry Report, showing digital radio sales figures have soared to a total of 192,974* in a four month period, listening continues to grow with almost 1.5 million** people tuning in each week and nearly 14,000 new vehicles have now been sold with DAB+ digit...
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  • We Want Digital Radio - regional campaign launched

    18 March 2013
    The commercial radio industry has launched a national information campaign urging listeners to support digital radio’s expansion into regional areas, chief executive of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said today.  A nationwide radio and online banner advertising campaign will begin today urging listeners to register their support for digital radio expanding into regional Aus...
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  • New audience measurement system for radio

    19 February 2013
    The radio industry has taken the first step to future proof the radio audience measurement system with the announcement of GfK as the preferred service provider for radio audience measurement surveys from 1 January 2014. Mobile data capture and online recruitment and data capture will be key new features of the next radio audience measurement contract awarded to international research company, ...
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  • Radio industry targets automotive aftermarket sector

    6 February 2013
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) continues to drive the uptake of DAB+ digital radio, beginning the year with a DAB+ digital radio Installers’ Workshop for the automotive aftermarket retail and installer sector. The early morning breakfast workshop on Wednesday 20 February will include the most up-to-date information on DAB+ digital radio aftermarket products, how to optimise in car recep...
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  • 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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