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Motorola iRadio Named Best Radio Service2005 Digital Entertainment and Media Excellence Awards (December 02, 2005)
Motorola, Inc. iRadio was named Best Radio Service at the 2005 Digital Entertainment and Media Excellence Awards, held Thursday evening in Los Angeles.
The award ceremony was part of the two-day Digital Entertainment and Media Expo (DEMXPO), co-sponsored by Billboard(R) Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, AdWeek, Nielsen Entertainment and Digital Media Wire.
Motorola iRadio was recognized by a panel of judges from across the entertainment and digital media industries as the "the best radio service (digital, Internet, satellite or other format) with respect to variety, innovation and user experience." Other finalists in this category included XM Satellite Radio, America Online's AOL(R) Radio Network, and Yahoo! LAUNCHcast Music Radio Service.
Motorola iRadio is transforming the very nature of radio by making it more portable and self-expressive than ever before. The service will offer hundreds of pre-programmed, commercial-free music and talk channels covering virtually any genre, style, or topic. The unique iRadio listening experience stays with you as you move from home, to car, to on-the-go through the use of Bluetooth(R) technology, high-speed Internet service, and the one device you are never without: a mobile phone.
Earlier this week, Motorola iRadio announced that Universal Music's hottest Nashville artists including top CMA award winner Lee Ann Womack, Trisha Yearwood, Shania Twain, Vince Gill, Terry Clark, George Strait, Gary Allan, Reba McEntire and more will launch individual channels on the service.
Motorola iRadio is scheduled for launch in Q1 2006. For more information, visit http://www.motorola.com/iradio .
About Motorola Labs Early Stage Accelerator
A unique technology commercialization engine, Motorola Lab's Early Stage Accelerator (ESA) works across Motorola's businesses to identify and accelerate commercialization of technologies into products and creates new revenue streams by monetizing intellectual property rights through licensing. Recent projects managed by the ESA that are now having impact on Motorola and the industry include iRadio, Broadband over Powerline, and Motorola Wireless Security Services.
Motorola is a Fortune 100 global communications leader that provides seamless mobility products and solutions across broadband, embedded systems and wireless networks. In your home, auto, workplace and all spaces in between, seamless mobility means you can reach the people, things and information you need, anywhere, anytime. Seamless mobility harnesses the power of technology convergence and enables smarter, faster, cost-effective and flexible communication. Motorola had sales of US $31.3 billion in 2004. For more information: http://www.motorola.com .
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