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  • Radio joins forces with Pure in major retail push for Christmas sales

    29 November 2018
    The commercial radio industry is joining forces with leading digital radio brand Pure to launch an aggressive retail campaign aimed at putting DAB+ radios high on Christmas shopping lists this year. Consumers can receive up to $100 cashback if they purchase a Pure digital radio from participating major retailers including Myer, JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, Bing Lee, David Jones and ...
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  • Coles Radio wins Best Digital Radio format at the ACRAs

    22 October 2018
    Coles Radio has won Best Digital Radio Format at the 30th Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs), held in Melbourne.   The successful station, which is heard on DAB+, online and in more than 800 Coles stores across the country, is programmed daily and plays a fun mix of old and new songs and special music features.   The Kyle and Jackie O Show, KIIS 1065’s breakfast prog...
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  • Digital rollout continues with 3.8m DAB+ radios in market

    12 March 2018
    The number of DAB+ digital radios in Australia climbed to 3.8 million in 2017, up 24% over the past 12 months, according to figures released by radio industry body Commercial Radio Australia. The number of DAB+ portable and home radio receivers in market totalled 2.37 million at the end of the calendar year, with another 1.42 million in cars. CRA chief executive officer Joan Warner said the l...
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  • Canberra tuning in to DAB+ digital radio with two new commercial stations launched

    14 December 2017
    Two new commercial digital radio stations, Elf Radio and Coles Radio, have launched in Canberra as new figures show DAB+ digital radio has gained a strong audience in the national capital, with one in four people listening to DAB+ each week. The new stations have hit the airwaves ahead of trial services being switched to permanent services next year as the commercial radio industry rolls out d...
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  • New DAB+ stations in Canberra & Darwin

    14 December 2017
    ABC and SBS today announced that audiences in Canberra and Darwin will now have access to a range of new radio stations with the launch of digital radio (DAB+) services. The introduction of DAB+ services in Darwin and Canberra will be on a par with the digital services offered to audiences in the other five state capitals. Additional to ABC and SBS’s national radio programs, listeners can...
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  • Digital radio buyers guide

    4 December 2017
    If you’re looking to buy a digital radio for yourself or as a gift, this buyers guide provides a few tips to consider. Many people upgrade their mobile phones and laptops regularly, but forget that having a beautifully-designed new radio in the kitchen or bedroom not only looks and sounds great, but can increase their enjoyment. Radio is one of the most-used items in the house, and cons...
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  • Buddha Hits and Elf Radio take out best digital station at Radio Awards

    14 October 2017
    Buddha Hits and Elf Radio have taken out awards for Best Digital Radio Format at the 2017 Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne last night. Buddha, which features the successful “Chill 101 Countdown” and plays chill out music including electronica, pop and acoustic, won in the long-term station category. Elf Radio, a pop-up station featuring Christmas music and f...
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