More Australian Radio Listeners Choose DAB+

Digital radio listening has increased in Australia during the first survey for 2015, with 3.2 million people (24.2% of listeners)now listening each week using a DAB+ digital radio in the five metropolitan capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra
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SYDNEY�Digital radio listening has increased in Australia during the first survey for 2015, with 3.2 million people (24.2% of listeners)now listening each week using a DAB+ digital radio in the five metropolitan capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra, according to GfK figures released byCommercial Radio Australia�today inthe DAB+ quarterly update. �The figures also indicate 1.5 million more people listen to radio on a DAB+ device than listen to radio via streaming, and on DAB+ they are listening for twice as long.�

Twenty-one vehicle manufacturers in Australia include DAB+ digital radio and over 153,000 vehicles with the technology have been sold.� Jeep is the latest manufacturer to add DAB+ as standard or an option in the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee models; others include Toyota, Lexus, Jaguar, Ford, Mini, Mercedes Benz, Hino, Audi, BMW, Infiniti, McLaren, Nissan, Aston Martin, Land Rover, Isuzu, Lamborghini, Bentley, Porsche, Ferrari and Fuso.

More new DAB+ product continues to enter the market--the latest is the first DAB+ radio for boats.� There are now more than 400 DAB+ digital radio devices available: a comprehensive list of receivers is available at www.digitalradioplus.com.au.�

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