Digital Radio

DAB+ digital radio is currently available in the five metropolitan capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. The digital radio signal in these markets is operating at full power and installation of additional repeater sites since launch in 2009 has continued to improve coverage.
Digital radio services are intended to operate alongside, rather than replace, existing analog (AM and FM) radio services.There are currently no plans to switch off analog radio services
The technology currently being used to provide digital radio services in Australia is an advanced form of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) technology known as DAB+
DAB+ digital radio offers many features and benefits, enhancing the experience for radio listeners. Benefits include
• Better quality audio,
• More channels,
• More choice of stations
• Free
Alternative platforms to complement their traditional broadcasting services include Radio services being streamed over the internet and via satellite