Australia - Receiver Market - History

29.04.2019

The latest figures from Commercial Radio Australia show that DAB+ listening and sales of digital receivers are currently exceeding expectations. In 2018, more than 4.2 million Australians listened to radio via a DAB+ digital radio each week, up from 3.6 million in 2017.

In 2018, 930,000 DAB+ receivers were sold in Australia (including automotive).

More than 4.73 million DAB+ radios have been sold in Australia since digital radio launched in the five major capital cities in 2009, including 2.56 million home and portable receivers and 2.17 million in new cars.

RadioApp

• November 21 the Australian radio industry launched RadioApp

• It provides access to more than 250 live and local Australian radio stations from around the country – public & commercial

• All DAB+, AM & FM stations will be easily accesible via the app on smartphones, tablets etc

Mobile phones

Many mobile phones include FM radio and radio stations have created apps to enable listeners to listen to AM, FM and DAB+ stations via mobile stream. CRA is working internationally with other broadcasters, telcos, handset manufacturers and organisations to ensure that, just as for FM, a DAB+ chip will become standard in mobile phones to enable listeners to access all stations via DAB+ free to air broadcast. Increasingly hybrid radio will offer broadcasters greater opportunities to connect with their listeners and clients in real time. 

For a list digital radios available on the Australian market please visit 

http://www.digitalradioplus.com.au/digital-radio-products.

21.02.2019

The latest figures from Commercial Radio Australia show that DAB+ listening and sales of digital receivers are currently exceeding expectations. In 2018, more than 4.2 million Australians listened to radio via a DAB+ digital radio each week, up from 3.6 million in 2017.

In 2018, 930,000 DAB+ receivers were sold in Australia (including automotive).

4.7 million DAB+ receivers have been sold in Australia up until the end of 2018.

RadioApp

• November 21 the Australian radio industry launched RadioApp

• It provides access to more than 250 live and local Australian radio stations from around the country – public & commercial

• All DAB+, AM & FM stations will be easily accesible via the app on smartphones, tablets etc

Mobile phones

Many mobile phones include FM radio and radio stations have created apps to enable listeners to listen to AM, FM and DAB+ stations via mobile stream. CRA is working internationally with other broadcasters, telcos, handset manufacturers and organisations to ensure that, just as for FM, a DAB+ chip will become standard in mobile phones to enable listeners to access all stations via DAB+ free to air broadcast. Increasingly hybrid radio will offer broadcasters greater opportunities to connect with their listeners and clients in real time. 

For a list digital radios available on the Australian market please visit 

http://www.digitalradioplus.com.au/digital-radio-products.

08.02.2019

The latest figures from Commercial Radio Australia show that DAB+ listening and sales of digital receivers are currently exceeding expectations. In 2018, more than 4.2 million Australians listened to radio via a DAB+ digital radio each week, up from 3.6 million in 2017.

 

RadioApp

• November 21 the Australian radio industry launched RadioApp

• It provides access to more than 250 live and local Australian radio stations from around the country – public & commercial

• All DAB+, AM & FM stations will be easily accesible via the app on smartphones, tablets etc

Mobile phones

Many mobile phones include FM radio and radio stations have created apps to enable listeners to listen to AM, FM and DAB+ stations via mobile stream. CRA is working internationally with other broadcasters, telcos, handset manufacturers and organisations to ensure that, just as for FM, a DAB+ chip will become standard in mobile phones to enable listeners to access all stations via DAB+ free to air broadcast. Increasingly hybrid radio will offer broadcasters greater opportunities to connect with their listeners and clients in real time. 

For a list digital radios available on the Australian market please visit 

http://www.digitalradioplus.com.au/digital-radio-products.