Cox, Entercom And Emmis Join The TuneIn Platform
June 28, 2012 at 6:07 AM (PT)
TUNEIN has signed deals with COX MEDIA GROUP, ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS and EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS to bring all three company's stations to the service's more than 30 million monthly active listeners.
"As we transform into a digital media company, COX MEDIA GROUP is extending our great local brands to as many digital platforms as possible to seamlessly provide our audiences with the programming they want where and when they want it," said CMG Pres. DOUG FRANKLIN. "TUNEIN leads the industry with their listener-first approach to everything they do, and we are excited to offer our broadcasts to the growing and vastly important digital audience, especially as it pertains to the mobile and automotive worlds, into which TUNEIN has made great strides."
"With stations around the country and across the top TUNEIN genres, ENTERCOM's amazing programming is a welcome option for TUNEIN listeners," said TUNEIN CEO JOHN DONHAM. "TUNEIN listeners can enjoy everything from the best in sports talk with WEEI/BOSTON, to SAN FRANCISCO's most listened-to station, KOIT, to the highly acclaimed KISW/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 Pres./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."
"EMMIS is excited by TODAY's announcement. We want to follow our listeners and deliver our content to the platforms they choose to use," said EMMIS Chairman/CEO JEFF SMULYAN. "The TUNEIN platform will provide our listeners from coast to coast another connection point with their favorite radio brands."