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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Small-scale DAB in the UK – how should it work? And good radio station branding

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Reflections on small-scale DAB in the UK and how it might work. Much more from the international audio industry. Continue Reading

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Mark Mulligan: Joining the Dots — How Wixen’s Suit Impacts Spotify’s DPO

by Mark Mulligan

Mark Mulligan of MIDiA Research reflects on the two Spotify developments that dominated yesterday’s headlines. First, the streaming service has taken its first strides toward launching a direct listing. Second, Spotify was sued by music publisher Wixen. Is the listing in trouble? Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Dick Orkin dies; BBC switches off more AM transmitters, smart speakers a hit

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Rest in peace, Dick Orkin. Other news and updates from around the audio world looking back on 2017 and ringing in 2018. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Australia’s christmas sabotage, and UK radio to get deregulated

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: James reacts to Australian radio’s long holiday break in ratings. Others share insights on UK radio’s impending deregulation. Continue Reading

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David Oxenford: Copyright Royalty Board News – Sirius XM and Cable Radio Rates, Webcasting Rate Appeal to Be Argued in February

by David Oxenford

The Copyright Royalty Board recently made its ruling for royalty rates to be paid by Sirius XM in 2018-2022. David Oxenford lays out the known details of the determination along with some important notes about the appeal for the webcasting rates set for 2016. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: BBC and Cumulus both launch smart speaker skills, and a confusing LUFS story

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Two big broadcasters jump aboard the Alexa skill train. Loudness wars and conflicting LUFS standards. Much more from around the audio world. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Radio that makes you feel better, first on Twitter, Global is medium of the year

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Subscription radio for nursing homes in Australia. Radio’s earliest tweeters. Recognition for Global. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: More stations for London, iHeart on set-top boxes, Ofcom has data

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Updates from across the radio and audio industries in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, and South Africa. Continue Reading