HT&E owns the Australian Radio Network (ARN), one of the leading broadcasters across Australia. Its brands, which include the KIIS Network, Pure Gold Network, iHeartRadio, The Edge96.One and Mix106.3 Canberra, reach over four and a half million listeners each week, and are dominant in commercially lucrative advertising demographics.

Australian Radio Network

ARN’s stations broadcast across six metropolitan markets to over 4.5 million people each week, across three core brands; The KIIS Network, The Pure Gold Network, and The Edge. ARN also owns a 50% share of Perth’s Nova 93.7FM and Brisbane’s 97.3FM in a joint venture with Nova Entertainment and 50% of Canberra FM Radio (104.7FM and Mix106.3) in a joint venture with Southern Cross Austereo.

The KIIS Network consists of KIIS 1065 Sydney, KIIS 101.1 Melbourne, 97.3 Brisbane, Mix102.3 Adelaide and 96FM in Perth. Targeting women aged 25-44, KIIS connects audiences into the entertaining world of music and pop culture, reflecting the fun, stimulation and energy of their city and featuring some of Australia’s most well-known and successful personalities.

The Pure Gold Network targets a lucrative Gen X audience. Pure Gold makes audiences feel young, positive and full of life, through Pure Gold Music, People and Experiences. The Network consists of WSFM 101.7 in Sydney, Gold104.3 Melbourne, 4KQ Brisbane and Cruise 1323 Adelaide.

In 2013, ARN launched the world’s fastest growing digital service, iHeartRadio, to the Australian market.


ARN launched iHeartRadio, the world’s fastest growing digital service, to the Australian market in 2013, and the platform has had over 2.4 million app downloads since launch. In addition to being able to access the best music from around the globe, audiences can access their favourite stations in Australia from ARN, the ABC and SBS, as well as stations from New Zealand, the USA, and custom stations.

iHeartRadio is your favourite music, favourite stations, all for free. It’s music streaming with over 850,000 artists and ​67.6 million songs, has Australia’s largest podcast collection with over 383,000 shows, and is digital entertainment available all on one simple platform – anytime, anywhere. With over 1.8 million registered users across the nation, iHeartRadio boasts over 4 million total listening hours across web and mobile each month.

iHeartRadio also gives audiences more of what they love by delivering live experiences and events, with international artists such Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Shawn Mendes and exclusive access into the iHeartRadio Festival Las Vegas, Jingle Ball in New York and the iHeartRadio Pool Party Miami.