Joan Warner

Many new opportunities for broadcasters: Javad Mottaghi opens #ABUdbs2019

Tuesday 05 March, 2019

Opening the first day of the Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur this morning, ABU Director General Javad Mottaghi congratulated ABU members and his team for achieving 15 years of industry leadership with this conference.

“The 15th edition of DBS presents a unique opportunity to network and exchange expertise,” said Mottaghi.

Topics to be covered in the three day symposium will include Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and New Media Platforms.

'Our job is to grow radio… ' Joan Warner #BroadcastAsia

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

“Smart speakers have helped reinvent radio for a new generation,” Commercial Radio Australia’s Joan Warner told a conference in Singapore today.
Opening the radio stream of BroadcastAsia, Warner reviewed some of the doom and gloom headlines about radio’s demise, refuting them as lacking in facts.

Content is king, relevance is King Kong: #DBS2018 wrap up

Friday 09 March, 2018


As the Digital Broadcasting Symposium held in Kuala Lumpur this week draws to a close, Asia Radio Today takes a look back at its top ten moments, quotes and ‘takeaways’ from the event.

Enhancing Multiplatform Content: #DBS2018 officially begins

Tuesday 06 March, 2018


The 2018 Digital Broadcasting Symposium officially kicked off on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

DAB+ in a Multiplatform World: #DBS2018

Tuesday 06 March, 2018


Broadcasters from around the world gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Monday to up-skill on digital radio best practice at a WorldDAB-sponsored workshop titled DAB+ in a Multiplatform World.

With a coordinated spectrum plan for radio, ASEAN countries can secure radio’s digital future

Monday 11 December, 2017



Article by Joan Warner, CEO of Commercial Radio Australia, with a call to action for ASEAN countries to work on a coordinated spectrum plan for radio and the benefits they can realise by doing so.

WorldDAB announces workshop agenda for RadioAsia 2017 Bangkok

Tuesday 04 April, 2017


WorldDAB's DAB+ workshop, taking place at the start of RadioAsia 2017 in Bangkok, has been revealed.

'Broadcasters must commit to a digital future' #DBS2017 Malaysia

Tuesday 07 March, 2017

In the first session of this year’s Digital Broadcasting Summit in Malaysia, the ABU’s Secretary General Javad Mottaghi told delegates, “broadcasters must commit to a digital future.”

Using all the possibilities of digital, broadcasters should aim to pursue innovation and rich content according to Mottaghi.

Commercial Radio Australia’s Joan Warner said radio is the most robust and reliable communications channel. It’s free, accessible and innovative, and now it is also digital.

WorldDAB announces workshop agenda for ABU DBS 2017

Friday 27 January, 2017

WorldDAB has announced the line-up for its popular annual Digital Radio Workshop, taking place on Monday 6 March at ABU's 2017 Digital Broadcasting Symposium.

Radio Thought Leaders panel at Broadcast Indonesia: Audio and Video

Friday 02 September, 2016


Astro Radio contributes 7% of income, but 25% of profit to the Malaysian media company’s bottom line, according to Astra Radio CEO Jake Abdulla.


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