The app allows radio and TV station sales executives to receive next-business-day service on unlimited customized sales research presented via Futuri’s new TopLine mobile app and desktop tool.
Averaging more than 2 million downloads per week, The Dave Ramsey Show has been recognized by Time magazine as one of the Top 10 Podcasts on iTunes.
Streaming service Deezer has secured $109 million in funding. The financing will be used to increase customer acquisition efforts around the world, accelerate the introduction of new products, features, and growth initiatives to serve the company’s mission to create a more valuable product offering and build more programmed experiences for music fans. Deezer says it has also expanded its catalogue to over 40 million songs.
iHeartMedia announced on Thursday that the 5-year-old iHeartRadio app now has more than 80 million registered users. iHeartRadio President Darren Davis said, "In just five years, we've seen continued powerful growth in our registered user base -- a testament to the power of radio and listening."
NPR One allows users to curate its own public radio news, stories, and podcasts. It is now incorporated into Apple's CarPlay.
Bridge Ratings has just completed an update to its annual “State of Podcasting” study originally conducted during November 2015 and January 2016. CEO Dave Van Dyke says for most Americans who care enough about podcasts...it's too cumbersome of a process.
Spotify is getting to launch a new video feature it has been testing over the past several months. The company announced the plans to begin distributing videos and podcasts with content providers that include ESPN, Comedy Central, the BBC, Vice Media and Maker Studios.
Each podcast is dedicated to covering timely issues impacting radio. A new NAB podcast will be released every other Tuesday. Each episode is 15 minutes long and is available publicly for two weeks. Then, it will be archived for NAB members-only access at nab.org/podcasts. LISTEN HERE.
The new podcast, called The Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick, features L.A. Clippers guard J.J. Redick. It's part of The Vertical Podcast with Woj, a series with Yahoo! Sports NBA. Reporter Adrian Wojnarowski will publish new episodes each Tuesday.