Forty Five percent of Americans now listen to online radio occasionally, at least once a month, according to the newly updated Infinite Dial Study by Arbitron and Edison Research. That translates to 120 million Americans, and it’s a number that grew 6% over last year. The weekly number – Americans that listened to online radio weekly – grew 4% to 33% and roughly 86 million. Read on…
Jelli, the 100% user-controlled radio that enable users to take over a radio station using their web browsers, has announced its new feature that will allowed terrestrial radio to use the Jelli Radio platform as an ad-serving network. Continue reading
Vadio, a Portland based company that uses technology to detect what song is currently airing live on the radio, and plays the corresponding music video in real-time has expanded its services to now two stations, Seattle’s Hot AC Star 101.5 KPLZ-FM and 99.9 Real Country WHFB-FM in South Bend, IN.
RadioInfo reports, Vadio service plays music video (from YouTube) of the song currently playing on a radio station. And during commercials, stations can display logos and positioning statements. Vadio can also incorporate in-studio webcams and is aiming to add more video ads, including pre-rolls.
With a little over 30 million users logged on via its mobile apps in search for radio contents. TuneIn will now be going to the road trip with its users. The company made the announcement Tuesday, announcing their new integration with Ford’s AppLink platform…. unable-ling its users to access their favorite ratio station using voice controls…
… the app will be conducting voice search to over 60,000 ration stations using its location information to find the artist or genre of your choice. Cool, uhh ?…
John Donham, CEO of TuneIn, told Ryan Kim at Gigaom: “The Ford deal is just the beginning for us.” Adding. “I think a lot of listening will shift to digital. We’re seeing people using digital dashboard rather than their analog dash.”
Mega internet radio, Pandora, announced its company metrics at the Consumer Electronics Show today – illustrating the company’s remarkable momentum and growth. From the look of it, things are looking super-great for the company. Pandora has now:
- More than 125 million registered users
- Deployed on more than 450 consumer electronic devices
- 23 automotive partnerships (OEM brand and aftermarket)
- New relationships with Acura, Kia, Dish Network and Audiovox Electronics Corporation
- Average listener time increases to 18 hours a month
- 68% market share of internet radio
… although the music streaming service market has and is increasing to sustain more features in demand from its users., Pandora’s still leading the pack over: MOG, Rdio, Spotify and other music streaming services.
2012′s starting great for the company…