Guvera takes on the US with Fradio app
Streaming service Guvera has a new offshoot: an iOS and Android app called Fradio, which launched this week at SXSW. The company is pitching it as “your own personal radio station, run live from your phone”, with users...
March 19, 2015
Guvera says it’ll be live in 100 countries by Christmas
Australian streaming music firm Guvera has been signalling aggressive global expansion plans, following its acquisition of Blinkbox Music in the UK. “We plan to be in up to 20 new markets by June, and up to 100 markets...
January 30, 2015
Tesco tipped to sell Blinkbox Music to Guvera
Tesco has just sold its Blinkbox Movies service to British ISP TalkTalk, but it seems its Blinkbox Music service may also be finding a friendly buyer: Australian digital music firm Guvera. The Financial Times reported yesterday...
January 20, 2015
Streaming service Guvera goes live in India
We’ve written a lot about Indian streaming services like Saavn, Gaana and Dhingana over the last couple of years, but rivals from other parts of the world are eyeing the market too. Rdio, for example, which snapped up Dhingana...
November 12, 2014
Ad-supported streaming service Guvera expands in Asia
We first wrote about Guvera and its plans to launch an ad-supported music, films and TV shows service in 2009 (Bulletin, 19-Nov-09) and have since followed the Australian company’s launch in its homeland (Bulletin, 3-Feb-10)...
July 30, 2014
Billboard streaming charts get genre-specific
In February, Billboard launched its first streaming chart in the US and has now refined that with the addition of seven genre-specific charts, including hip-hop, R&B, Latin and dance.
April 12, 2013
Ad-funded music service Guvera looking to raise $50m
It's been a while since we've heard from ad-supported music downloads service Guvera - in June 2010 it had more than 75k users and deals with the likes of Victoria's Secret, Microsoft and Sprint (Bulletin, 17-Jun-10).
March 30, 2012
Guvera gives first stats on its ad-supported music service
Ad-supported music service Guvera ha sannounced that it has more than 75,000 users, with 3,000-5,000 more signing up every week. The company also claims that the average time spent in one of its branded channels is 5-7 minutes,...
June 17, 2010
Guvera gives more details on advertising rules
Ad-supported music service Guvera has been talking about the rules it has in place for brands to decide which music they want to be associated with - and vice versa. It turns out that advertisers on the site can rule out...
April 6, 2010
Guvera goes live in the US
With the ghosts of SpiralFrog and Qtrax (almost) laid to rest, the US has another ad-supported music download service today. Guvera has launched its beta there, following its soft-launch in Australia in February
April 1, 2010
Guvera – the revolution starts next month
Ad-supported music service Guvera - an Australian/American venture that we featured in our Report last year - is set for its official US launch on March 30th.
February 19, 2010