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  • Latest digital radio sales and listening figures to be released 21 March

    17 March 2011
    Official data relating to digital radio broadcasts in Australia will be released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) on 21 March in the Digital Radio Industry Report 2011. The Digital Radio Industry Report 2011 will include data from the official radio industry audience measurement survey company, the Nielsen Company, consumer electronics market research and an uptake forecast from Pricewaterh...
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  • DAB+ digital radio on in Parliament House

    2 March 2011
    The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy officially switched on a system for the broadcast of DAB+ digital radio in Parliament House last night, allowing Federal politicians to experience firsthand the broadcast of 12 local stations on the DAB+ platform. Government, Opposition and Independent MPs and Senators, plus digital radio manufacturers an...
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  • Radio industry reveals biggest campaign since digital launch

    15 November 2010
    The radio industry launched its digital radio Christmas campaign today, implementing its biggest promotion since the technology began last year with the announcement of the new Christmas radio ad campaign, Westfield Shopping Centre demonstration kiosks and online banner ads. The six week three pronged campaign worth over $3 million begins today with a series of six new radio ads promoting digi...
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  • Koffee & Radar Radio win Best New Digital Radio Format at Radio Awards

    16 October 2010
    Koffee from DMG Australia and Radar Radio from Austereo, jointly won the Best New Digital Radio Format category at the 22nd annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards announced this evening at a glittering event at Crown in Melbourne. A new category this year, Best New Digital Radio Format, recognises the innovation and development of digital radio in Australia. Hamish and Andy, Austereo&rsquo...
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  • Father’s Day ad campaign for digital radio

    18 August 2010
    Buoyed by a spike in sales figures over the Mother’s Day cycle, Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) will launch a new series of radio and online advertisements promoting digital radio as a great Father’s Day gift. The three week campaign will begin this week and run through to Father’s Day on 5 September across 42 commercial radio stations and on their websites in the metropolit...
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  • Digital radio trial on air in Darwin

    13 August 2010
    Commercial Radio Australia and Grant Broadcasters Pty Ltd announced that a trial of DAB+ digital radio would begin in the Northern Territory capital of Darwin today.  Hot 100 and Mix 1049 and a digital only service called Top Country Digital will begin broadcasting in DAB+ from the start of the trial and an additional new digital only station will follow shortly. Commercial Radio Austral...
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  • Radio industry celebrates one year of digital

    6 August 2010
    The radio industry celebrates one year of digital radio on air at full power in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth today, with the latest data showing there are 523,000* people listening to digital radio in an average week and three times the predicted number of digital radios in the market at nearly 150,000**. This time last year, Australian commercial and public radio broadcaste...
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