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Radio stations played +241% more Petty music on Monday. The number of stations actively playing Petty’s tunes was up 40% over the average.
Texas NextRadio app usage up during Hurricane Harvey shows people listen to local radio on phones during emergencies.
NewBay Media recognized Dial Report with its 2017 Best of Show Award, presented by Radio World magazine. The product stood out among a panel of industry experts who evaluated entries for “design, features, cost-efficiency and performance in service professional users.”
Part of NextRadio’s “Loving Radio” Insights Series Sports Radio Listeners Love Pre-Game and Post-Game Analysis There are many reasons to love listening to sports on the radio, and NextRadio listeners told us their favorites. According to a recent online survey … Continue reading »
On Wednesday, October 5, the National Association of Broadcasters hosted a webinar on FM chips in smartphones. The discussion touched on status of hybrid radio and activation of the FM chip by carriers and manufacturers. But upon mention of an FCC recommendation that smartphone users receive vital … Continue reading »
There’s been a lot of news coverage about Samsung becoming the first smartphone manufacturer to be NextRadio®-compatible across all carriers. While radio trade publications are widely touting the news, we’ve learned that other industries are also examining the impact of Samsung’s recent announcement. … Continue reading »
Compared with weekday morning drive, radio listening on Saturdays is usually a little soft. Except when everyone is shaken out of bed by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, like the one that occurred in Oklahoma Saturday, September 3. The number of listeners more than tripled that day … Continue reading »
NextRadio® app average session listening minutes in four Gulf Coast states spiked 10.2% in August. Perhaps not surprisingly, the heaviest listening correlated with some of the summer’s nastiest weather on August 3-5, and epic flooding that occurred the next week. Using NextRadio’s in-app analysis, … Continue reading »
For generations, radio has been at the heart of communities across the country. Half (50%) of the NextRadio/Edison Research survey respondents who are FM listeners say they tune in for community news.
It was great to see familiar faces at NAB like, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and NAB CTO, Sam Matheny (both featured in image). We also enjoyed meeting new people from both the radio broadcast and advertisement industries. The key messages for … Continue reading »