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TuneIn Offers Millions of T-Mobile Customers Access to the World's Radio(April 11, 2012)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/12/12 -- TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports, comedy and news from around the world, today announced that the TuneIn application will be featured prominently in T-Mobile's Music Hub, which is part of the T-Mobile® Mall, a digital storefront available as a free download in Google Play. This partnership gives T-Mobile customers easy access to the more than 60,000 local and global radio stations available through TuneIn and makes it easier than ever to find and purchase music.
"Our partnership with T-Mobile makes a significant impact on the 'anywhere access' mobile experience," said Carl Rohling, VP Business Development, TuneIn. "This partnership has the potential to add millions of new people to our active monthly listener base of more than 30 million. Given that radio is the single most important tool in music discovery, this partnership opens up a world of new music for those listeners."
"T-Mobile is thrilled to help our customers discover and enjoy new music with Music Hub," said Venetia Espinoza, Director of Digital Stores and Mobile Payments, T-Mobile USA. "With TuneIn, our customers are able to discover new music by listening to their favorite radio stations, while making purchases of MP3s, ringtones and CallerTunes just a few finger taps away."
The free TuneIn service is available around the world on more than 150 devices, including all smartphones, connected automobiles and online at www.tunein.com.
TuneIn is a free service that lets people listen to live local and global music, sports, comedy and news from wherever they are. TuneIn offers more than 60,000 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 January 2011 and is hard at work in an old plumbing supply building in Palo Alto, Calif.
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