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  • Coutts Report shows mobile technology complementary not replacement to broadcast radio

    1 December 2014
    A report released today by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) and written by Professor Reg Coutts, finds that mobile broadband communications networks, particularly in regional areas, are not a replacement for broadcast free to air radio.   The report considers the potential for mobile networks to be expanded to a point where they are viable to accommodate all live free to air radio broadc...
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  • 3 million people now listening to digital radio

    17 November 2014
    Three million people are now listening each week to DAB+ digital radio in the five metropolitan capitals, according to GfK survey 7 figures* released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today in a new format infographic that will be released each quarter to reflect the most up-to-date data on digital radio in Australia. DAB+ figures show listening and sales of digital radios continue to outper...
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  • Canberra & Darwin digital radio trials extended

    3 September 2014
    Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) welcomed the decision by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to extend the DAB+ digital radio trial licences in Canberra and Darwin until 30 June 2015. The scientific licences have been extended to provide an opportunity for broadcasters to experiment with new features and functionality on DAB+, as well as continue testing a range of planni...
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  • Cars drive digital radio figures to five year high

    28 August 2014
    Official data relating to DAB+ digital radio in Australia was released by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today in the 2014 Digital Radio Report, showing nearly 100,000* (97,177) new vehicles have been sold with DAB+ digital radio, and digital radio listening is at an all time high with 21.4% or almost 2.8 million people tuning in each week in the five metropolitan capital cities alone. ...
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  • Australia wide digital radio giveaway

    13 June 2014
    An Australia-wide digital radio giveaway begins on Monday with commercial radios stations across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, offering hundreds of digital radios to listeners across the next two weeks. Nova Entertainment, ARN, Southern Cross Austereo, Fairfax, Macquarie Network, Capital Radio and Super Radio Network, Tabcorp, RadioTAB and Pacific Star will be running indivi...
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  • Mother's Day digital radio promotion

    17 April 2014
    Commercial Radio Australia is partnering with digital radio manufacturer Pure and retailers; Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Dick Smith this Mother’s Day, offering two presents for the price of one and helping out those who don’t “speak mother”.  Radio specialist agency, Eardrum has put together an amusing series of four, 30 second radio ads written in “mother sp...
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  • Triple M Classic Rock Digital debut in Perth

    17 April 2014
    Triple M Classic Rock Digital has launched on-air in Perth today, giving Triple M fans the ultimate destination for timeless hits.     The national Digital Radio station will feature classic rock from the 60s and 70s by artists including AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Doors, Queen, The Who, The Angels and Skyhooks.    SCA Digital Radio Content ...
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