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Myxer Social Radio(TM) Exceeds 150,000 New Users in First Seven WeeksMyxer Social Radio Named Best Apps of 2011 by RollingStone.com (January 11, 2012)
MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/12 -- Myxer, a top 15 U.S. mobile destination for free, ad-supported mobile entertainment, today announced it has surpassed 150,000 new users of its Internet streaming radio product, Myxer Social Radio, in its first seven weeks since launch. Recently named one of "The Best Apps of 2011" by RollingStone.com, Myxer Social Radio enables users to listen together to music and chat in real time with their Facebook friends.
Available as a free downloadable application for iOS and Android platforms as well as the Web, the free service has caught the attention of both music lovers and advertisers. "Internet radio is no longer just an individual listening experience and with our social radio app, consumers are taking notice of the difference rapidly," said Myk Willis, Founder and CEO of Myxer.
Completely free and ad-supported, Myxer Social Radio promotes social engagement and personalization. For instance, group listening allows everyone in a listening room to enjoy the same artists and music, voting on who they like or dislike. Meanwhile, music chat adds a stream of direct user conversation that's relevant, personal and fun. And video Song Stories lets listeners use their Smartphone camera to post video testimonials about what a particular song means to them.
Not to be outdone, Myxer.com -- the leading destination for free downloadable mobile entertainment content -- is celebrating its own milestones after surpassing more than 50 million users downloading over 2.8 billion content items, company officials said.
"Our users have always loved Myxer for building high-quality engaging mobile products that entertain for free. Our loyalists trust us and the numbers show it," said Mike Carson, Myxer's CMO.
With more than 15 million mobile and Web unique visitors per month, consumers have downloaded videos, wallpapers, ringtones, MP3s and full-length albums. In addition, over 10 million users have installed Myxer's Ringtone/MP3 App in 2011.
"We've clearly built a strong trust with consumers that lay the groundwork for continued growth as we bring new innovative mobile content solutions to the marketplace. We expect continued success in 2012," said Willis.
Myxer is a leading mobile entertainment company and operator of myxer.com, the definitive source for free, ad-supported mobile media content. Myxer Radio LLC operates Myxer Social Radio, which launched in November, 2011 and is available in the Apple App Store, Android Market and on the Web at myxer.fm. Founded in 2005, Myxer has been a pioneer in mobile, establishing an early presence in the space as a free content download resource and growing into one of the 15 largest mobile destinations in the U.S. To date, more than 51 million users have downloaded 2.85 billion items including MP3s, ringtones, music videos, wallpaper images, apps, games and more, across all major phone operators and carriers. In addition, Myxer offers access to its content through dedicated mobile apps available in Apple's iTunes App Store, the Android Market, BlackBerry App World, and Windows Marketplace with over 10.5 million Myxer apps installed.
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