Monthly Archives: September 2008

RadioTime Acquires RadioSherpa

The guys at RadioSherpa have done a great job creating a “new radio” model based on HD radio monitoring to integrate now playing song and schedule information. We are both in the same tough and complicated business, so we are delighted to announce we’ve joined forces. Over the next few months we’ll integrate technologies to [...]

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Not local.

For a little more fun than the last post, check out the Google Earth video below showing actual listening connections from the same sample data: Yellow lines are East -> West. The average listening session is 2 hours, but you can’t really see more than one connections between the same regions at the same time [...]

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40% of internet radio listening is local

The graph below is a sample from yesterday’s RadioTime listening. The service tracks both the listener’s home market (your radiotime.com Local tab), and the actual station location. About 40% of listening sessions are local — where the listener is less than 100 miles from the station. That means nearly 60% is not local! The split [...]

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