Jelli Unveils 100% User-Controlled Radio, Partners With Live 105
June 17, 2009 at 6:26 AM (PT)
JELLI, the first web service to enable 100% user-controlled radio, TODAY unveiled a social music offering that allows users to take over a radio station with their browsers. In addition, the company announced CBS Alternative KITS (LIVE 105)/SAN FRANCISCO will debut JELLI on SUNDAY, JUNE 28th during the station’s 10p-midnight programming block.
"Our vision is to bring the power of the web to the airwaves by creating 100% user-controlled broadcasting," said CEO/Co-Founder MIKE DOUGHERTY. "JELLI empowers individuals and communities to control traditional broadcast programming in a real-time, continuous manner using the web. We are excited to launch with an amazing station like LIVE 105, and in the BAY AREA which is home for so much web innovation."
"LIVE 105 is known for our innovative programming, and we are excited to launch JELLI on SUNDAY nights and online," said CBS/S.F. SVP/Market Manager DOUG HARVILL. "JELLI provides the back-channel for the radio broadcast, enabling LIVE 105 to interact in new ways with our audience on a real-time basis."