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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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  • Ten digital radio stations now on air in Canberra

    22 July 2010
    Commercial radio stations 2CA, 2CC, Mix 106.3, 104.7 Hit Music, plus multicultural and multilingual stations SBS Radio 1 and SBS Radio 2 began DAB+ digital radio trial services today.  In addition, Canberra listeners can now hear for the first time four extra commercial digital only radio services – Radar Radio, Classic Hits Plus, my Canberra Digital and Hot Country Canberra Digital...
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  • Commercial radio takes the automotive industry for a digital drive

    18 June 2010
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) will host a group of leading automotive industry executives in Sydney and Melbourne, taking them for a test drive around both cities to experience DAB+ digital radio as part of an automotive industry digital radio workshop. Key executives from leading car manufacturers will participate in the workshops that will provide; an update on DAB+ digital radio internat...
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  • Record number of entries for Radio Awards with Roy and HG as hosts

    27 May 2010
    Over 1000 entries have been received for this year’s Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs), the highest number on record, chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said today. “This is great news for the Awards and augurs well for a great night later in the year,” Ms Warner said. “The Awards are highly competitive and set a new standard eve...
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