iHeartRadio Goes Down Under
October 11, 2012 at 7:09 AM (PT)
THE AUSTRALIAN RADIO NETWORK (ARN), a joint venture between APN NEWS & MEDIA and CLEAR CHANNEL INTERNATIONAL, will launch iHEARTRADIO in AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND.
ARN CEO CIARAN DAVIS said, "The launch of iHEARTRADIO internationally sees ARN lead the AUSTRALIAN and NEW ZEALAND radio industry into the next era of radio, while complementing our current strong and growing audience network, with this unique and market-leading product that sits at the forefront of global technology in the sector. This product offers listeners live station streaming for all of our stations plus user-created custom stations with more songs, more user control, deeper social integration and more opportunities to discover new music -- all in one easy to use, seamless product."
DAVIS added, "iHEARTRADIO builds on our strategy of being everywhere our listeners are, with market leading products. It will also provide our advertising partners with a unique, integrated, targeted and accountable vehicle to enhance their marketing plans."
"iHEARTRADIO offers everything listeners want in an all-in-one, free service," said CCM+E Pres./Digital BRIAN LAKAMP. "ARN will offer listeners an experience specifically tailored to their region and we know AUSTRALIAN and NEW ZEALAND music fans will love iHEARTRADIO as much as they do in the U.S."