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Entercom Taps TuneIn to Expand Streaming Distribution of Its 111 Stations(June 28, 2012)
BALA CYNWYD, PA and PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, and TuneIn, a service that lets people listen to music, sports and news, today announced an alliance to extend the reach of Entercom's programming to the TuneIn service's more than 30 million monthly active listeners.
"With stations around the country and across the top TuneIn genres, Entercom's amazing programming is a welcome option for TuneIn listeners," said John Donham, CEO, TuneIn. "TuneIn listeners can enjoy everything from the best in sports talk with WEEI in Boston, to San Francisco's most listened to station 96.5 KOIT FM, to the highly acclaimed KISW in Seattle, and much, much more."
"This is a great deal for Entercom, for TuneIn and most importantly for our listeners. We are very pleased to align Entercom with such an innovative company as TuneIn, which will deliver our terrific local programming to a wider, digitally engaged audience. Together, Entercom and TuneIn will deliver existing and new fans the best listening experience possible," said Entercom President and CEO David J. Field. "We pride ourselves on delivering the very best content and aligning with TuneIn gives Entercom direct access to listeners on over 150 different platforms from mobile (iPhone, iPad, Android) to the home to automobiles."
Known for developing unique, highly successful, locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio's most distinguished and award-winning brands, with a nationwide portfolio of 111 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City.
Entercom stations will gain access to unmatched industry offerings via TuneIn Amplifier, which provides free analytics and an advertising platform.
Listeners can check out their favorite Entercom stations via more than 150 different TuneIn platforms including smartphone apps, connected vehicle dashboards, Internet home entertainment systems and online at www.tunein.com. TuneIn Radio and TuneIn Radio Pro are the only audio streaming apps that have a 4.5 or 5 star rating on every mobile platform, worldwide.
TuneIn lets people listen to the world's music, sports, talk and news from wherever they are, with over 70,000 AM, FM, HD and Internet radio stations and more than two million on-demand programs streaming from every continent. The company's mobile apps are ranked in the top five in the App Store's Music category across 82 countries and territories. The company raised venture funding from Sequoia Capital in late 2010 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
About Entercom Communications
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), led by President and CEO David J. Field, is one of the five largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of 111 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City.
Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio's most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. The company is also the radio broadcast partner of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Kansas City Royals, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Athletics and San Jose Sharks.
Entercom focuses on creating effective integrated marketing solutions for its customers that incorporate the company's audio, digital and experiential assets. Additionally, the company has a long-standing commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and environmental stewardship. Entercom stations play a vital, hands-on role in improving their communities, providing over $100 million in annual support for local charitable organizations.
The company's radio stations have received numerous awards, including multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism as well as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Award for excellence in radio broadcasting.
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