Pai Applauds Start To AM Revitalization

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The plan to save the AM radio band has been years in the making and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who will keynote Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference next month, has been a loud voice hoping to bring the dying band back to life.

Radioline Selects Triton’s a2x

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Triton Digital has signed a deal with European radio and podcast aggregator Radioline. Radioline joins Triton's a2x programmatic audio advertising exchange. This partnership enables the programmatic purchase of online digital audio inventory on Radioline’s website to start, with TV and mobile inventory becoming available this summer.

SiriusXM Reports Record Revenue

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Both for the fourth quarter of 2015 and for the full year of 2015. Revenue in Q4 was $1.2 billion (up 10%), and for the year $4.6 billion (up 9%). Net income was $135 million and $510 million in the fourth quarter and full-year 2015, respectively, compared to $143 million and $493 million in the fourth quarter and full-year 2014.

Meyer: “We Exceeded All Of Our Goals”

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SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told investors and analysts on Tuesday that early in 2015 the company projected 1.2 million net new subscribers and delivered 2.3 million, bringing paid subs to an all-time high of 29.6 million. The company also projected revenue of $4.4 billion and it delivered nearly $4.6 billion.

82 Million Vehicles Have SiriusXM

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The assault on radio's home base continues as SiriusXM is now connected to about 1/3 of all vehicles on the road today. The SiriusXM penetration rate into new vehicles in 2015 was 74.5%. In Q4 that penetration rate was even higher at 78%.

Edison To Present New Listener Data At CRS

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In what's become an annual highlight of the annual Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, Edison Research will present new listener data at CRS, which begins next week. This year, Edison's presentation is called "Fear of Missing Out."

Creating a Better RETAIL Strategy for Your Business

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Finally, your client is ready to target the Latino market! How do you help them develop a winning game plan that unlocks the power of Latino consumers? Jose Gónzalez, GM and strategic director at Pólvora Advertising, has helped brands including Ace Hardware, Century 21, Disney Baby, and many others to increase Latino cash-register rings and he'll be at Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference, March 22-23 in Fort Lauderdale.

Dallas Stations Raise Over $1.2 Million In 2015

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In 2015 Cumulus' Dallas cluster of radio stations raised a total of $1,212,089 for local and national charities. The stations raised funds, supplies, and awareness for many charitable organizations through events and on-air and online promotions.
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Bentley New MD/PM Drive Jock For Buffalo’s “Edge”

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Alternative Rock station, WEDG-FM/103.3 The Edge has named Tiffany Bentley (“Bentley”) as Music Director and Afternoon Drive On-Air Personality (3:00-7:00 p.m.) Bentley comes to The Edge from Alternative Rock station WLKK-FM in Buffalo, where she was Morning Host.

Cumulus Indy Delivers Tons Of Water To Flint

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Cumulus' Indianapolis stations WRWM-FM and WJJK-FM, in partnership with the Midwest Food Banks, Metro PCS, and two local TV stations, collected bottled water for the citizens of Flint, MI. 205,000 bottles of water and 200,000 gallons of water were collected.


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