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  • What's new for sports fans on DAB+

    1 August 2016
    August will be a big month for sports fans and radio listeners won’t miss a minute of the action if they tune in to DAB+ digital radio. With the Olympic Games getting in to full swing, listeners will be able to follow the Aussies in action on a new pop-up radio station called 7 Rio Live starting on 6 August.  The station will capture the excitement and energy from Rio, broadcasting...
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  • Five reasons to upgrade to DAB+ digital radio

    18 July 2016
    Your trusty AM/FM radio has served you well for years, so why should you upgrade to DAB+ digital radio?  Well there are plenty of reasons to embrace this new technology. Digital radio was launched in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in 2009, and 28 percent of the population have already made the switch. If you’re still on analogue, here are our top five reasons to up...
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  • DAB+ digital radio reaches 3.5m listeners

    27 June 2016
    DAB+ digital radio is continuing to grow in popularity, gaining 168,000 listeners to reach 3.52 million in the five metropolitan capital cities, according to the latest digital radio report by GfK, released today. Peak industry body Commercial Radio Australia said the numbers were helped by solid growth in in-car listening, with another 91,900 new vehicles sold with DAB+ installed in the first...
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  • DAB+ radio campaign kicks off

    9 May 2016
    Commercial radio hits the airwaves today with a $5 million integrated marketing campaign to promote the LG Stylus DAB+, the world’s first smartphone with built-in broadcast digital radio.The six-week campaign includes radio, out of home, online and paid social media, with a series of four radio ads to run across all metropolitan commercial and selected SBS radio stations.The campaign focu...
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  • LG Stylus DAB+ comes to Australia

    27 April 2016
    LG Electronics Australia (LG) today announced the launch of its new LG Stylus DAB+ device, the world’s first smartphone with built-in DAB+ broadcast digital radio. Unlike music streaming and other apps that can use hefty amounts of data, the LG Stylus DAB+ lets users listen to digital quality radio broadcasts for free through a tuner in the smartphone.* Not only will this provide quality...
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  • Indonesia switches on DAB+ digital radio

    14 April 2016
    Public broadcaster Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) has launched DAB+ digital radio in Jakarta.    Director General of Communications and Public Information of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Ms Niken Widiastuti announced the launch in Jakarta.  The Indonesian radio industry and regulator have worked together to move Indonesian radio onto the digital pla...
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  • Cars drive up DAB+ digital radio listening

    22 March 2016
    The number of new cars on the road fitted with DAB+ broadcast digital radio has tripled in the past year, helping to lift digital radio uptake to 25.3% of the population*  in the metropolitan capital cities, according to new data released today by Commercial Radio Australia. More than 307,500 new cars were sold with DAB+ digital radio installed in 2015, up from 98,400 a year earlier, as m...
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