SRA Launches the First I Love Student Radio Awards

Posted By James on Apr 07 2010 05:39 PM

Whilst many of the most outstanding presenters and producers are recognised in the SRA's annual Student Radio Awards ceremony, which takes place every November in London, there is often little or no recognition for those stations and members who work behind the scenes. As a result, the SRA has launc...

Study: Internet Radio Has 60 Million Weekly Listeners

Posted By James on Apr 07 2010 05:10 PM

An updated study by Bridge Ratings pegs Internet radio’s weekly audience at 60 million, with average time spent listening up as well. The study also identifies a trend that other studies have noted recently — that listening to AM/FM radio is declining, but some of that lost listening is moving t...

New Internet Radio Audience Data for February

Posted By James on Apr 06 2010 10:06 PM

AndoMedia has released its monthly ranker of listening estimates to Internet radio platforms that are measured by Webcast Metrics, which uses a proprietary platform to track audience data and convert it to audience metrics that can be easily understood by stations, publishers and advertisers. For D...

Pandora, CBSRadio, AccuRadio Release Early iPad Apps

Posted By James on Apr 05 2010 05:51 AM

If you spent the weekend in a cave you might be unaware that Apple’s new iPad hit stores on saturday and sold 700k units on day one. Some Internet radio stations got a jump on releasing their iPad streaming apps. AccuRadio announced the release of their new app on friday afternoon, before the dev...

April Fool's Day On The Radio

Posted By James on Apr 04 2010 12:13 AM

Radio stations around the world took the opportunity to wind up their listeners on April Fools' Day, and we've been searching for some of the best. They include BBC Radio 4 reporting how Shakespeare could be French, and Heart 106 convincing people in the East Midlands how most kettles made before...

SoundExchange Sending Reminders to Broadcasters Who Are Not Paying Royalties

Posted By James on Apr 01 2010 07:47 PM

In recent weeks, SoundExchange has begun to send letters to broadcasters who are streaming their signals on the Internet without paying their SoundExchange royalties. Despite all of the publicity about Internet radio royalties and the controversy about the rates for those royalties, there still see...

RCS Delivers More Mobile Options With iPush

Posted By James on Apr 01 2010 07:45 PM

RCS, the world's largest broadcast software company introduces RCS iPush™ the latest mobile application for NexGen Digital. There is now an app for recording one or more news reports or remote inserts and sending them to NexGen Digital via an integrated version of WANcasting. The audio lands into ...

What's Next For Debt-Riddled EMI?

Posted By James on Apr 01 2010 07:41 PM

After Sony Music and Universal Music Group both walked away from licensing deals with EMI, the music company is left scrambling for a way to raise money to avoid defaulting on its loans. The label had hoped to license the rights to distribute its music in the Americas for about $300 million, and the...

Ando Media Releases Feburary Listening Stats

Posted By James on Apr 01 2010 07:39 PM

Ando Media has released February’s “Internet Audio Top 20 Ranker,” its ranking of the most-listened to webcasts it measures. And Ando is reporting several positive trends in listening in February over January. From its “Domestic Ranker” (that is, measuring listening in the U.S. only) dur...

A New Streaming Service With a Twist

Posted By James on Mar 31 2010 11:14 PM

Michael Robertson doesn’t mince words when he talks about the flawed business model that Internet radio must operate under. Robertson, a high tech entrepreneur, founded mp3.com, a digital music service that did not survive mostly due to copyright lawsuits by the music industry. He’s no stranger...


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