Triple M to go live in Perth

Triple M announced today they will broadcast live next month for the first time across Perth on digital radio.

The announcement:

Triple M, the Network renowned as the home of real rock music and Australia’s biggest sporting events is going west!  On September 2, Triple M will go live across Perth for the very first time, on digital radio.

With a strong heritage of playing the best rock music over the past 33 years, Triple M will play real rock, no exceptions, all day long.  It’s Perth’s newest radio station, bringing with it a real music alternative.

And more than that, Perth will get access to Australia’s greatest games with Triple M’s exclusive AFL calling rights with a call team that’s brimming with the game’s greatest legends.  It’s the nation’s best and will be available to sports fans in Perth on digital radio for the very first time!

Linda Wayman, General Manager, Southern Cross Austereo Perth said, ”We’re thrilled to now be able to offer the people of Perth access to what is one of Australia’s most iconic stations ever.  It’s a very exciting addition to SCA’s radio portfolio.”

Southern Cross Austereo is leading the charge on digital radio, with an ever growing portfolio of successful digital offerings, broadcast around Australia.  With over 1.3 million digitals radios sold around the country to date, broadcasting an ever growing number of stations to 1.6 million Aussies each week, digital radio is revolutionizing media entertainment, making it the perfect platform to extend Triple M’s reach around Australia.

Jaime Chaux, Digital Radio Content Director, Southern Cross Austereo said, “SCA has invested in digital radio to build a great portfolio of new stations and sounds for audiences.  Our next step – bringing Triple M to Perth, gives the city a real music alternative and Australia’s best AFL coverage. We can’t wait to turn it on!”

Source: Triple M media release

Comments


  1. Jake
    16 Aug 13
    2:45 pm

  2. “Triple M will go live across Perth for the very first time,”

    Wasn’t triple M playing in Perth in the late 80s/ early 90s? Wouldn’t that make it a “return” to Perth?

    Or was it never “live” before?

    Or was it a different entity, also called triple M?