NextRadio's FM Chip Getting More Downloads, More Phones
July 7, 2015 at 12:42 PM (PT)
NEXTRADIO, powered by TAGSTATION, continued its usage growth over the last month. The app has been downloaded 3,175,000 times, up over 350,000 from JUNE's 2,820,000. More than 11,800 radio stations have been tuned from the app, up 135 from a month ago. NEXTRADIO listeners have racked up more than 6 million hours, up more than 900,000 from last month's 5.1 million hours.
NEXTRADIO will be getting some promotion support on the AMAZON App Store, where AMAZON will provide ads throughout the app store over the next several weeks, and SPRINT, which will promote NEXTRADIO in banners featured within the SPRINT Fun & Games App. SPRINT is also helping feature NEXTRADIO within 63 GameLoft app games. Within the next few weeks, SPRINT will be sending a push notification to all consumers that have NEXTRADIO preloaded on their smartphones. On the phone front, BOOST MOBILE introduced the LG Volt 2™ onLG VoltII on JUNE 29th, preloaded with NEXTRADIO. Coming soon are SPRINT's SAMSUNG Grand Prime on JULY 10th and on SPRINT Prepaid Plans, the HTC Desire 626 on July 13 -- both also preloaded with NEXTRADIO.