April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The US’ National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is returning to a familiar hobby-horse: the demand that smartphones ship with FM radios so their users can tune in to broadcasts on the go. In fact,...

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April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve looked at radio and smartphones, but how about radio and smartwatches? Personal radio service Pandora has already said it’ll be present and correct for the Apple Watch launch this week, but now...

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April 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm eMarketer has published some new numbers on UK adults’ mobile usage, and they’re pretty interesting. “This year, for the first time ever, the amount of time UK adults spend daily with...

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April 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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What was that about video killing the radio star? One of the UK's most popular radio stations, Radio 1, has been working hard to become a video star over the last couple of years. At the MIPTV conference...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The UK’s official chart will switch from Sunday to Friday later this year, matching the launch of a global release day for music. The Official Charts Company confirmed the move yesterday, with the...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Indian telco Bharti Airtel says its Wynk Music streaming service’s app has been downloaded 5m times in the six months since it launched. That’s been fuelled by a feature in the Indian Google Play store...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then a move by iTunes to inject...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Personal radio service Pandora will be cosying up to brands and their agencies even more in 2015, with a new senior vice president of agency and advertiser development. Alan Schanzer, a veteran of the...

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who said traditional radio stations couldn’t be part of a new-fangled digital marketing campaign? Not us, and not Panda Bear or label Domino either. His new album ‘Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper’...

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