SportsGrid Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM January 7

SportsGrid Radio and SiriusXM announced that they are teaming up to launch the SportsGrid Radio Channel on SiriusXM on January 7, 2021. SiriusXM subscribers nationwide will have access to SportsGrid's real-time sports news, statistics, odds, and lines, along with live expert analysis.  The SportsGrid Radio channel will be available to SiriusXM subscribers 24 hours a day 7 days a week on SiriusXM radios (channel 204) in their cars or anywhere with the SiriusXM app.  SportsGrid Radio will be replacing the VSiN channel, which…

SiriusXM and 88rising Launch 88rising Radio, An All-Asian Artist Music Channel

First 24/7 radio channel in North America dedicated to showcasing Asian artists from around the world Daily programming will include interviews, performances, and music from the biggest Asian stars and emerging artists across Asia Full-time channel hosted by 88rising talent and founder Pandora to launch complementary 88rising Radio station SiriusXM and 88rising, the pioneering Asian-focused music and media company, announced the launch of 88rising Radio, the first all-Asian, multi-genre music radio channel available…

Time to Spend More on Influencer Marketing Across Multimedia Channels, Including OOH and Online Radio

According to the global influencer marketing agency, TAKUMI, marketers are spending more on influencer marketing than they were a year ago. The report was published today, unraveling the findings on the latest industry trends after surveying over 3,500 consumers, marketers, and influencers across the UK, US, and Germany. The report titled, ‘Into the mainstream: Influencer marketing in society’ uncovers opinions on ethics, diversity, misinformation, and new channels. Important Marketing Intelligence Data 73% of…

SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio and NYU Langone Health Launch 24/7 Public Service Channel and Phone Line for Coronavirus Information

Starting, SiriusXM channel 121 becomes "Coronavirus: What You Need To Know," and will be available on both active and inactive SiriusXM radios, and on SiriusXM streaming platforms SiriusXM, in conjunction with NYU Langone Health, will launch a special 24/7 channel dedicated to providing the public with the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak.  The channel will launch today, March 6 at 6:00 pm ET and will feature programming from SiriusXM's Doctor Radio. It will be available on both active and inactive SiriusXM…

Andy Cohen Signs New Multi-Year Contract Extension for Radio Andy, His Exclusive SiriusXM Channel

Radio Andy includes 'Jeff Lewis Live,' 'Bevelations' with Bevy Smith, 'Dan Rather's America,' 'Reality Checked' with Amy Phillips, 'Sandyland' with Sandra Bernhard and others SiriusXM announced that Andy Cohen, producer, and television and radio host, has signed a three-year contract extension with SiriusXM. Cohen, the creator and content curator of SiriusXM's Radio Andy (channel 102), will continue to host his show Andy Cohen Live, which airs Mondays and Wednesdays, through 2022.  This contract renewal will also keep the…

Marketers Zero in on ‘Price Sensitivity,’ ‘Attention,’ and – Yes – Even ‘Radio,’ According…

What is the value of engagement in an online world? The swift and radical adoption of digital has meant that companies of all industries and sizes must seek precise measurement tools to track their successes and failures. With a heavy focus on digital experiences (DX), marketers are eager to learn just how engaged users are when they visit their websites. Marketing Technology News:  Avtex Wins 2021 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award Intent data suggests that first movers should dial up audio innovation by serving…

TikTok and SiriusXM to Create Exclusive Audio Experiences including SiriusXM Music Channel and Pandora Playlists

New SiriusXM channel -- TikTok Radio, a groundbreaking full-time SiriusXM music channel -- will be part of TikTok collaboration across SiriusXM and Pandora Beginning today, Pandora is launching a series of playlists hosted by top TikTok creators including Bella Poarch, Christian Shelton and Nick Tangorra TikTok, SiriusXM and Pandora today announced they are joining forces on the rollout of new and innovative content across each of their platforms. Creating listener experiences curated specifically for each platform's…

Dubber Launches Global Channel Partner Program for Cisco Resellers

Dubber unveiled a Global Partner Program for Cisco and its resellers, supporting the recently announced availability of its Unified Call Recording (UCR) and Voice AI solution on major Cisco voice platforms. Dubber is the recording and data capture platform natively integrated into the Cisco Webex Calling Cloud Collaboration suite. Marketing Technology News: Seismic Acquires Grapevine6 to Enable Digital Sales Engagement Across Multiple Customer-Facing Social Media and Digital Platforms The only solution integrated and…

AdTonos Launches Yours Truly Technology to Deliver Interactive Radio Ads

AdTonos, the leading force in audio-centric advertising technology, has brought real-time interactivity to live radio with its new offering: Yours Truly. The innovative technology allows advertisers to reach listeners via smart speakers with engaging two-way, voice-based communications, delivered across Octave’s vast portfolio of commercial radio stations. Yours Truly was developed to realise the significant and fast-growing potential of native audio ad experiences. In practice, an ad featuring an interaction trigger is…

Loop Media, Inc. Acquires Audio Discovery Platform Spkr; Announces Formation of Loop Media Studios to be Run by Television, Radio, and…

Loop Media, Inc., the first media company focused on fully integrated 360-degree engagement of music videos and other premium short-form content by consumers and businesses, announced its acquisition of Spkr, the first audio platform centered on short-form content, featured as “one of the apps we love right now” by Apple when it debuted last year. The acquisition further expands Loop Media’s content offering as it continues to become a more diverse media company, expanding into audio as a complement to its extensive…

ChannelAdvisor Introduces Shoppable Media

ChannelAdvisor, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced the launch of Shoppable Media, a comprehensive suite of multi-channel solutions designed to help businesses reach purchase-ready consumers more efficiently. Whether buyers are exploring a brand's product offerings on its website, social media, email, or digital ads, today's release enables brands to deliver a seamless shopping experience for consumers while leveraging actionable…

Uber’s Ex Growth Lead and Clear Channel COO Join Adverttu Advisory Board

Industry heavyweights Nejc Skoberne and Rob Atkinson bolster AdTech company Adverttu, the UK’s fastest growing transit media platform, has appointed Nejc Skoberne and Rob Atkinson to its advisory board, bringing with them a wealth of experience in scaling hyper growth startups, global out of home, digital and DOOH advertising, and AdTech product innovation. Rob Atkinson spent more than ten years at billion-dollar out of home advertising company, Clear Channel Outdoor, where he served as Managing Director and COO.…

VIZIO Expands 24/7 Streaming Channels Dedicated To Kids Of All Ages

In partnership with Mattel, VIZIO is Launching Seven Linear Streaming Channels Featuring Popular Kids’ Titles Available Free For Smartcast® Users VIZIO, Inc., the #1 American-based TV brand and #1 Sound Bar brand in America announced the launch of a number of kids and family linear TV channels free for SmartCast users as lockdowns continue across the U.S. The 24-hour TV channels bring kid-friendly entertainment to millions of viewers across America. VIZIO has seen a spike in engagement for kids and family content as…

Jim Gaffigan Becomes First Comedian to Get His Own SiriusXM Pop-up Channel

The Jim Gaffigan Channel launches on SiriusXM's streaming platform Two new unreleased stand-up albums to premiere on the channel SiriusXM announced the launch of The Jim Gaffigan Channel, which features the prolific comedian's full stand-up library as well as two never-before-heard albums, interviews, and other rare material. The channel launched today on SiriusXM's streaming platform and will run through August 13. Known for his largely clean, sarcastic material about everyday life (food, fatherhood, and laziness)…

Intelisys Partners With Bright Pattern To Provide Innovative AI-Powered Omnichannel Cloud Contact Center Software

Bright Pattern, leading provider of AI-powered omnichannel cloud contact center software, was selected by Intelisys as an innovative solution for contact centers and customer support organizations. Our solution powers major brands by providing the simplest and most powerful AI-powered software that is perfect for any modern contact center looking to deploy new digital channels, provide omnichannel customer journeys, monitor the quality of 100% of interaction on all channels, or implement AI for self-service channels and…

Meet Magnite, the Largest Independent Omnichannel Sell-Side Platform in the World

Rubicon Project and Telaria Rebrand Under Magnite; Nasdaq Ticker Symbol Change to "MGNI" from "RUBI" on July 1st Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, debuts today following the merger between Rubicon Project and Telaria in April 2020. Magnite unifies Rubicon Project’s expertise as a scaled programmatic exchange and Telaria’s leading CTV capabilities to better connect publishers with thousands of buyers and brands. The company’s omnichannel advertising platform enables publishers to monetize…

SiriusXM Teams Up With Calm to Launch ‘The Calm Channel’

The Calm Channel will feature soothing music and relaxing soundscapes to help create a peaceful state-of-mind Channel includes mini meditations, "Mindful Moments," to air four times daily Special channel will now be available as part of SiriusXM's Stream Free SiriusXM and Calm, the leading meditation and mindfulness app, announced today the launch of The Calm Channel, a new channel featuring soothing music, tranquil soundscapes and mindfulness meditations. The Calm Channel is available on channel 68, as well as any time on…

iHeartMedia Launches the iHeartRadio Living Room Concert Series Presented by State Farm®

iHeartMedia today announced the launch of “The iHeartRadio Living Room Concert Series Presented by State Farm,” a weekly performance series with the goal of bringing Americans together in the comfort and safety of their living rooms for performances by some of the biggest artists in music. The series will video stream and broadcast every Wednesday to celebrate the importance of community and being a “good neighbor” through the power of music during the COVID-19 pandemic. Premiering on April 29, the concert series will…

Entravision Announces New Radio Format Changes in the Harlingen, Brownsville and McAllen, TX Markets

Launches 107.9 RGV-FM More Hits More Variety & Q94.5 FM All Rock All the Time Entravision Communications Corporation,  a diversified global media and advertising technology company serving consumers, today announced two format changes to its radio stations in Rio Grande Valley. Effective Monday, April 13th, Entravision will launch Q94.5 FM All Rock All the Time and 107.9 RGV-FM More Hits More Variety, along with new imaging. The English language stations will target listeners in the greater Harlingen, Brownsville and …

Taylor Swift to Launch Home DJ Series on SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel

SiriusXM announced that global superstar Taylor Swift will help launch a Home DJ series on SiriusXM's top pop channel SiriusXM Hits 1 starting on Friday, April 3. Hits 1 n chill, first in the Home DJ Series, includes Swift and will be followed by other pop stars, as they take over SiriusXM Hits 1 right from their homes. The stars will be playing the most requested hits and their favorite music, providing commentary and more to connect with their fans all across North America. Listeners will be able to hear upcoming Hits 1…