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Mobile listeners use other devices to look up advertisers

In October Triton Digital commissioned Edison Research to survey mobile music listeners about how they engage with audio advertisers. The results shine light on the multi-device digital lifestyle. The study targeted 410 listeners in the 18-54 group, each of whom had actively listened to Internet radio in the past week.

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Pandora denied lower royalty rate to BMI after buying radio station

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A federal judge has denied Pandora's request to reverse an earlier rate-setting ruling, and allow Pandora to pay lower music royalties to BMI. The decision is a mile-marker along a twisting path that involves the market-leading Internet radio service (Pandora), both government-regulated PROs (BMI and ASCAP), and South Dakota radio station KXMZ.

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AT&T moves toward FM reception in its smartphones

In an unexpected announcement by NextRadio that will be greeted warmly by all advocates of FM reception in smartphones, AT&T has added FM chip activation to the specification list that it gives OEM phone makers. This development carries a hopeful message to Emmis-owned NextRadio, and the stations which participate in that app.

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