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Sydneysiders grab the crown from Melburnians as digital radio's biggest fans

Thursday 04 May, 2017

DAB+ survey figures released
 

For the second time since the launch of DAB+ digital radio broadcasts at the end of 2009, audience numbers for all DAB+ only stations have been released one week after the official metropolitan GfK radio ratings. 

The DAB+ summary report shows the cumulative audience for digital only stations, which is the total number of different (unique) people who listen to a DAB+ only radio station in that market for at least eight minutes (one quarter-hour), in a defined period.

Digital radio in cars predicted to double

Monday 20 March, 2017

Projections by PwC for DAB+ digital radio show that nearly 60% of new vehicles sold in Australia in 2021 will be fitted with a digital radio, forecasting nearly double the number of current new vehicles fitted with the technology.  

PwC projects that close to 4 million new vehicles fitted with DAB+ will be sold by the end of 2021, up from 862,426 at the end of 2016.

Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) released the PwC forecast today and announced DAB+ digital only station listening figures would now be distributed eight times a year. 

The radio world is watching Norway

Saturday 11 March, 2017
The radio world has been watching Norway to see if its bold experiment to switch off Analog FM radio and replace it with DAB+ digital radio will be successful.

So far so good, according to Jørn Jensen (pictured) from Norway's national broadcaster NRK.

Jensen was in Malaysia this week at the DBS2017 Digital Broadcasting Symposium, just weeks after the first FM transmitters in Norway were switched off.

Technical improvements for DAB standard

Thursday 02 February, 2017

The DAB technical standard has been updated, identifying obsolete features, clarifying the description of features to aid interoperability and updating other specific features.

The revised standard ensures the digital transmission technology keeps pace with the latest technical developments in its 21st year of existence.

The WorldDAB Technical Committee worked on the revisions to clarify and simplify the DAB system standard in a compatible way.

What is SCA's latest DAB+ brand?

Thursday 06 October, 2016

While there has been no official announcement OMG! appears to be the new DAB+ brand that SCA has launched to replace Classic Rock which closed down because it had too many listeners.
 
The Triple M spin-off station was eating into the cume audience of its parent station Triple M.
 
Cumes illustrate audience size, "estimating the unduplicated number of people reached by a station at least once during a particular time period," according to GFK's audience survey definitions.

Radio launches new campaign to urge consumers to upgrade to digital

Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The commercial radio industry has launched a new marketing campaign to encourage Australians to upgrade their old radio sets to a new DAB+ digital radio.

The campaign likens the switch to DAB+ to the transition of TV from analogue to digital, and focuses on the benefits of upgrading, including better sound quality and up to 30 extra stations.

DAB + Digital Radio Report - 3

Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The GfK radio ratings surveys are released eight times per year for the metropolitan markets of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.The survey collects information on platform of listening across AM/FM, DAB+ digital radio and internet.

This report is based on the average results across the three most recent surveys (Survey 3, 4 and 5 2016). 

The total DAB+ cumulative audience is 3, 603 000.

Coles radio had the largest cumulative audience of 151,000 followed by Buddha with 139,000 and The 80's iHeartRadio 119,000.

Latest stats on Digital Radio penetration in Europe and Australia

Monday 12 September, 2016

WorldDAB has released its latest collection of sales and coverage figures for key markets in Europe and Asia Pacific to the end of Q2 2016.

Roy and HG score gold

Monday 08 August, 2016

Day 1 of Roy & HG’s ‘Mardi Gras of Medals’ on Triple M has proved to be popular with Aussies, with the sporting icons already sitting at #1 on the Australian  ITunes Podcast charts.

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