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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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  • LG Stylus DAB+ world's first smartphone with built-in digital radio

    14 March 2016
    LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its new LG Stylus DAB+ device at Radiodays Europe 2016, the world’s largest radio conference, in Paris. Expected to be available in Australia later this year, the 5.7-inch handset features the world’s first built-in DAB+ broadcast digital radio. DAB+ covers 500 million people in 40 countries around the world. Users will be able to access more radi...
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  • DAB+ digital radio growth continues as industry launches Christmas retailer campaign

    27 November 2015
    Australians are embracing digital radio, with new data by GfK showing four out of 10 Australians in the five metropolitan capital cities now have access to a digital radio at home, work or in the car. Joan Warner, CEO of industry body Commercial Radio Australia, said the industry was pleased with the strong uptake of DAB+ technology, which offers high sound quality and new digital-only radio s...
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