1M Downloads For iHeartradio; Launches Blackberry Beta
March 16, 2009 at 5:22 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO TODAY announced that, just 20 weeks after launch, the IHEARTRADIO application for the IPHONE has been downloaded more than one million times. The company also revealed that IHEARTRADIO is bucking reported user trends, with use growing an average of 13% per week since launch. Overall, the online and mobile audience for IHEARTRADIO is increasing the total audience for CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO by up to 15%.
Separately, the company announced that a beta of IHEARTRADIO for the RIM BLACKBERRY is now available at IHEARTRADIO.COM. The company previously announced that IHEARTRADIO is shipping on VERIZON’s HUB, a voice-over-Internet-protocol (VOIP) device intended to replace land lines in addition to providing a range of other digital content.
"The reception of IHEARTRADIO from IPHONE users has exceeded all of our expectations," said CLEAR CHANNEL EVP and Pres./Online Music & Radio EVAN HARRISON. "Our commitment to a high-quality user experience has clearly been embraced by listeners."