On Wednesday the 20th of February, the CRA will be leading a breakfast workshop covering the latest on aftermarket products and how to optimise their installation. Additionally the CRA will provide an update on DAB+ coverage and its rollout to areas beyond the five state metropolitan capitals.
Commercial radio listening figures for 2012 show 34% of radio listening is in the car and the radio industry is keen for those listeners to experience digital radio.
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Uptake of Digital Radio has so far been strong with several major car makers offering DAB+ on their new vehicles. Toyota, Lexus and Hino offer DAB+ as standard, while it's available on BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Land Rover models as an optional extra.
Chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said: "There are around 16 million registered vehicles in Australia, mostly with analogue radios; the DAB+ digital radio aftermarket sector provides a great opportunity for aftermarket retailers, installers and manufacturers."
Places at the workshop are limited. Aftermarket retailers and installers should contact Commercial Radio Australia on 02 9281 6577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.