DAB+ | radioinfo

DAB+

Proposed deeming principles for regional radio licence areas

Tuesday 30 June, 2020

The ACMA is proposing to adopt a set of principles to use as guidance when considering whether to deem a community licence area under subsection 8AD(3) of the Broadcasting Services Act (BSA).
 
This would enable community radio broadcasting services in these areas to broadcast in digital. 
 
Community radio broadcasting licensees need access to digital multiplex capacity to transmit digital services under the current legislation for digital radio.
 

Good Times for Nine Radio in Perth

Thursday 23 April, 2020
One of our regular readers, the sharp eyed Marcus Fitz-Gerald, noticed something strange in our recent article about Steve Jacobs' new breakfast show on the Nine Radio network.

The article said:  Stevie Jacobs is returning to radio as the breakfast host on Nine’s newly launched music stations 2UE 954, Magic 1278, 4BH 882 and 6GT DAB+.

Kath Brown leaves Commercial Radio Australia

Tuesday 07 April, 2020

Kathryn Sabel Brown (Kath Brown) has left Commercial Radio Australia.

Cars & Trucks top the ad categories for radio: AirCheck

Friday 03 April, 2020
This week AirCheck Australia have compared the top categories between FM/AM and DAB+ radio for the first quarter of 2020.

Cars & Trucks was the top category for both FM/AM and digital radio while FM/AM aired 17,482 more ads. The numbers were much closer for the second most aired category, Banking & Financial Services with a 5,081 spot difference.

Car & Truck Dealers came in third place for FM/AM while it ranked tenth for digital radio.

DAB+ digital radio coming to Mandurah for Christmas

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Mandurah will be the ninth city in Australia and the first non-capital to have DAB+ digital radio, when the free to air broadcast technology is rolled out to Western Australia’s second largest city on Monday, December 23.
 
Commercial Radio Australia, CEO, Joan Warner, says, “We’re pleased to work with West Coast Radio to launch free to air DAB+ radio services in Mandurah in time for Christmas.
 

DAB+ Ratings: Elf Radio a Christmas Gift for ARN

Tuesday 17 December, 2019
Coles Radio (249,000) is still at the top nationally in the latest survey of DAB+ stations, and while Elf Radio (23,000) has added some tinsel to ARN’s Christmas tree, smooth relax debuted nicely in Sydney Brisbane and Melbourne adding 110,000 listeners.
 
City by city and Edge Digital leads in Sydney from Coles Radio and KIIS 90’s.
 

Edge Radio gains access to DAB+ service in Hobart

Monday 09 December, 2019

Youth broadcaster, and community radio station, Edge Radio, will be allowed to provide a DAB+ digital radio service in Hobart despite being in the RA3 licence area for the city.

Digital radio services are usually identical to commercial radio licence areas, and, generally, for a community radio broadcasting licensee to be eligible to provide digital radio services, it must either hold an RA1 Licence for the planned relevant commercial radio licence area, or have its licence area deemed to be the same as the commercial radio licence area.

Commercial radio launches largest DAB+ consumer campaign to date

Monday 02 December, 2019

The commercial radio industry has launched a landmark consumer-focused DAB+ digital radio campaign, which highlights that “radio is the ultimate soundtrack to any situation”.
 
The new multimedia marketing campaign is the largest ever DAB+ campaign commissioned by the commercial radio industry since DAB+ services launched in Australia 10 years ago.
 

SCA Podcast Division now in profit: Grant Blackley

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

SCA’s podcast division PodcastOne moved to its break even point a few months ago and is now beginning to make profits, according to CEO Grant Blackley.

Over the past two and a half years, the company has spent about $5 million setting up the division and recruiting podcasters.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - DAB+
radioinfo ABN: 87 004 005 109  P O Box 6430 North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia.  |  All content © 2012. All Rights Reserved.