Month: June 2015


  • Amazon App Store Welcomes NextRadio® Offering Interactive FM Radio on Smartphones

    25 Million+ compatible smartphone customers can now download and enjoy NextRadio through the Amazon App Store

    For Immediate Release
    Contact: Maura Kautsky, 317.684.8336, mkautsky@nextradioapp.com

    Indianapolis, IN. – June 29, 2015 – Amazon is making it even easier to find your favorite local FM radio stations with the NextRadio app. For the 25 million+ customers with compatible smartphones, NextRadio is now available for download on the Amazon App Store.

    NextRadio is a free smartphone app which utilizes the activated FM receivers in smartphones allowing you to see and hear radio. NextRadio is available on 40 smartphones and one tablet from Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. NextRadio is also available on HTC and Motorola’s Moto G and E phones with all major wireless carriers.

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  • Where Hip Hop Lives™: Hot 97 and Power 106 Launch Mobile App

    For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Contact: Trinity Brocato Director of Mobile Innovation Tbrocato@emmis.com New York/Los Angeles…The two most powerful brands in hip hop, Hot97 and Power 106, have joined forces to launch a new mobile app, Where Hip Hop Lives, a must-have for true Hip Hop fans. Where Hip Hop Lives aggregates music,…

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  • WideOrbit WO Automation for Radio Integrates with NextRadio® powered by TagStation®

    Provides simplified solutions for delivering enhancements and interactivity to the consumer radio experience

    For Immediate Release
    Contact: Maura Kautsky, MKautsky@emmis.com

    Indianapolis, IN, June 2, 2015 – TagStation®, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emmis Communications Corporation, announced today that its TagStation® service is fully integrated with the latest release of WideOrbit’s WO Automation for Radio solution. The integration withTagStation®, the back end of NextRadio, provides broadcasters running WO Automation for Radio with a seamless technical experience for enhancing advertising campaigns, offers interactive programming, and generates listener/market metrics and analytics. The simplified integration also eliminates the need to implement middleware that traditionally creates additional setup and management costs for broadcasters.

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