SCA launches 8 DAB+ digital radio stations on the Gold Coast

SCA is launching eight digital radio stations from the Hit and Triple M networks on the Gold Coast, making it the tenth city to offer digital audio broadcasting (DAB+) in Australia.

SCA today announced the launch of eight DAB+ (Digital Audio Broadcasting) digital radio stations from the Hit and Triple M networks on the Gold Coast, bringing local listeners the very best in digital radio music and entertainment offerings for the first time.

The Gold Coast will be the 10th city in Australia to have DAB+, which provides a more spectrum efficient technology than AM and FM and offers better audio and text information for its programmes.

In addition to its two FM stations, 90.9 Sea FM and 92.5 Triple M, SCA will launch six new digital radio stations under its Triple M, Hit and LiSTNR brands.

Available from today, listeners will be able to hear four new Triple M DAB+ digital stations, including 92.5 Triple M with the breakfast show Flan, Ali & Spida, Triple M Classic Rock, Triple M 80s and Triple M 90s which is hosted by Killing Heidi lead singer, Ella Hooper.

On the Hit Network, the Gold Coast can now hear 90.9 Sea FM with the Gold Coast’s No.1 breakfast show[1]Bianca, Dan & Ben, Easy 80s Hits and Dannii Minogue hosted station, Oldskool 90 Hits, plus new LiSTNR station, RnB FRIDAYS Radio, which offers top RnB hits 24/7, which includes a show breakfast, Mike E & Emma 7-10 weekdays.

Combined with its LiSTNR, SoundCloud, Triple M and Hit networks, SCA has 11 DAB+ stations in its stable, reaching over 955,000 people every week[2]and continues to grow its digital radio audience, doubling its audience since 2017[3].

Mickey Maher, SCA’s Provincial Group Head of Music and Content Director, said: “We are delighted to share our Hit and Triple M DAB+ stations with Gold Coast audiences, and know they will love the new variety and new quality content we have on offer.

“Our Hit and Triple M DAB+ stations now offer the Gold Coast a wide range of musical genres to suit a wide range of tastes and let’s not forget the caliber of hosts including Dannii Minogue, Ella Hooper and Mike E & Emma .”

Gold Coast’s DAB+ digital radio stations are on DAB+ today and available via LiSTNR.

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