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iHeartMedia publishes financials as CEO ignites Spotify spat

US radio group iHeartMedia has published its latest quarterly financial results, revealing that its revenues grew by 2.4% year-on-year to $913.3m in the second quarter of 2019, including a 32.8% increase in digital revenue....
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iHeartMedia files for IPO and reveals figures for iHeartRadio

When Music Ally thinks about ideal preparations for going public, bankruptcy protection isn’t high on the list. But US radio group iHeartMedia is trumping our assumptions: this week, it filed to go public, in an IPO that...
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iHeartMedia boss on streaming: ‘We keep it in perspective’

There’s a view being put about that on-demand music-streaming services will ultimately kill radio – admittedly, it’s being put about mainly by on-demand music-streaming services for now. What do radio moguls think about...
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iHeartMedia buys Radiojar to power ‘pop-up’ broadcasting

US radio group iHeartMedia has announced its latest acquisition: a Greek company called Radiojar, which offers “a centralised, cloud-based audio playout platform”. According to iHeartMedia, the deal gives it “a platform...
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Report suggests Liberty Media is eyeing up iHeartMedia

US media group iHeartMedia – which includes radio-streaming service iHeartRadio – filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, and has since been plotting a path to reduce its debts and exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This week,...
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iHeartMedia buys advertising-tech company Jelli

Music Ally first wrote about US startup Jelli way back in June 2009, when it launched a service that enabled listeners to ‘take over’ radio stations by voting online for what songs they should play next. By 2012...
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Report claims Apple has explored partnership with iHeartMedia

Apple Music’s involvement with radio is well-known: its Beats 1 station, with its roster of professional DJs and shows hosted by artists. But it seems Apple may be at least considering deepening its involvement in broadcasting,...
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iHeartMedia is launching its own podcast awards

Every music-streaming service worth its salt wants a catalogue of podcasts in 2018 – and ideally to shout about its association with podcasts too. US radio group iHeartMedia (which owns the iHeartRadio streaming service)...
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iHeartMedia to acquire podcast publisher Stuff Media

We’re well aware that Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services see podcasts as a new area for competition – and are signing content deals (exclusives included) left, right and centre. But this may be a market ripe...
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iHeartMedia financials show slight drop in revenues

It’s been a tough time for iHeartMedia, which filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in March this year. Business goes on for the company and its iHeartRadio streaming subsidiary though: it filed its latest quarterly financial...
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iHeartRadio confirms move into on-demand music-streaming

iHeartMedia has confirmed that it’s following rival Pandora into the on-demand streaming market. In fact, the strategy closely mirrors Pandora’s plans for a mid-tier ‘radio plus’ product and then a full on-demand...
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iHeartMedia following Pandora into on-demand streaming

Pandora’s intentions to launch a $9.99-a-month on-demand streaming service are well-known, but its main radio rival in the US is now following suit. The New York Post reported that iHeartMedia will announce its own on-demand...