TuneIn Expands Deal With CBS Radio To Stream Music Stations
January 10, 2013 at 3:58 AM (PT)
TUNEIN and CBS RADIO have enhanced their multi-year licensing agreement, in which TUNEIN listeners will now have access to the full roster of CBS RADIO’s 80 music stations, as well as a variety of stations available exclusively online. CBS RADIO’s stations will continue to be available online and through mobile devices via Radio.com.
As part of the new alliance, stations such as the KROQ/LOS ANGELES, WCBS/NEW YORK and WXRT/CHICAGO WXRT will be available on TUNEIN through a variety of platforms including all smartphones and tablets, connected vehicle dashboards, Internet home entertainment systems and online at www.tunein.com.
"We are extremely pleased with the results of our partnership with TUNEIN, with reaction from listeners being extremely positive," CBS Local Media COO ANTON GUITANO said. "By growing our relationship with TUNEIN to include our music stations, we continue to significantly expand our CBS RADIO audience, while benefiting from the unmatched distribution, monetization and analytics solutions offered by TUNEIN."
"When music fans want to learn about new artists and songs, they turn to radio more than any other medium," CBS Local Digital Media Pres. EZRA KUCHARZ said. "CBS RADIO stations are among the leading music curators in the industry, and providing increased opportunities for listeners to experience our stations through TUNEIN's broad reach is a win for fans nationwide."
"This is a great day for anyone who loves music, particularly for the tens of millions of people who use TUNEIN every month to discover new artists and songs," TUENIN CEO JOHN DONHAM SAID. "CBS RADIO is an innovator in music programming, and now TUNEIN listeners everywhere can enjoy these marquee stations from wherever they are."
Other notable CBS RADIO stations now available on TUNEIN include KAMP (AMP RADIO)/LOS ANGELES, WUSN/CHICAGO, and WVEE/ATLANTA.