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Spotify Announces Strategic Acquisition Megaphone

Spotify Technology S.A, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Megaphone, one of the world’s most innovative podcast advertising and publishing platforms. Together, Spotify and Megaphone will help advertisers and podcast publishers realize the full potential of podcasts. The two companies will achieve this through the power of the Megaphone Targeted Marketplace and by making Streaming Ad Insertion available to third-party…

Triton Digital Activates Tru Optik Political Data Cloud for Streaming Audio

Allows advertisers to target listeners based on party affiliation, issue orientation, and more Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced  that advertisers can now purchase digital audio inventory on an audience-addressable basis according to political interests and behaviors. This capability is made possible through the targeting capabilities within the Political Data Cloud by Tru Optik, the identity resolution leader across OTT, Connected TV (CTV) and…

Spotify and Universal Music Group Announce Global, Multi-Year License Agreement

Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced a new, multi-year global license agreement that further aligns the companies’ efforts to foster groundbreaking new features providing value for artists and great experiences for music fans. With this new agreement, the companies advance their industry-leading partnership, reflecting a shared commitment to music’s continued growth, deeper music discovery…

Spotify Launches in Russia and 12 Additional European Markets

World’s most popular audio streaming subscription service now available to 250 million more people in Europe as Spotify expands to 92 markets worldwide Spotify is available for free, offering unrivaled personalized music discovery Spotify launched its service in 13 new markets across Europe including Russia, one of the world’s top 20 largest streaming markets. Already the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with today’s expansion, Spotify now reaches a current total of 92 markets worldwide. Spotify’s…

Spotify Launches on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex

Music Streaming on the TV on the Rise Customers Can Say “Spotify” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to Instantly Access Spotify Free and Spotify Premium with 50 Million Music Tracks and a Wide Range of Podcasts Comcast today announced that Spotify is now available to stream on Xfinity, giving millions of customers the ability to listen to the audio streaming service’s 50 million music tracks and a wide range of podcasts directly on the TV, from the comfort of their home. Starting today, Xfinity Flex customers can say “Spotify”…

Castbox Launches Livecast, a Live Audio Streaming Feature for Podcast Creators

Castbox, an award-winning podcast platform, announced the launch of Livecast, a free audio streaming service that lets podcasters go live with the tap of a button. Available on Castbox mobile and desktop apps, the new feature allows podcast creators and influencers to host interactive audio shows and engage with fans and listeners in real-time. As live streaming media gains traction on platforms like Facebook and Twitch, Livecast gives podcasters an opportunity to capitalize on…

Vector Sells Triton Digital to E.W. Scripps for $150 Million

Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, announced closing of the sale of Triton Digital, Inc. (“Triton”), a leading technology provider to the audio streaming and podcast industry, to The E.W. Scripps Company for $150 million. Based in Los Angeles, Triton provides audio publishers with measurement, streaming, ad serving and audience engagement solutions in over 40 countries. Triton’s diverse, blue chip customer base includes broadcast…