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iHeartMedia posts Q3 results, talks digital

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iHeartMedia released financial results for the third quarter. In announcing the results, iHeart’s leadership kept the focus forward on upcoming digital projects. “This quarter, we were excited to announce the reimagining of live radio with our two new subscription services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access," Bob Pittman said.

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iHeartRadio SVP Chris Peterson to lead its podcast strategy

Today brings an announcement from iHeartRadio that it has hired ex-TheBlaze, ex-TuneIn exec Chris Peterson as Senior Vice President of Podcasting. the announcement was made via an internal company memo. Peterson will oversee iHeartRadio’s overall podcast strategy and grow its profile in the podcast community.

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iHeartMedia stations start promoting upcoming on-demand service

With its announcement of on-demand subscription services, iHeartMedia is stepping into a music-service pool swimming with sharks like Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Soundcloud, and others. Stiff and more or less established competition, but none of those existing services has the gigantic promotional leverage of iHeart's radio network, which has been activated already.

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iHeartMedia confirms: On-demand, two flavors, January launch

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The rumor mill was buzzing earlier this week about iHeartMedia’s plans to enter on-demand streaming. Now, America's biggest broadcast group has announced that it has two such services in the works, both due to launch in January 2017. Details are scarce, but there is one important feature.

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iHeartRadio hits 90 million registered users

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iHeartRadio announced that it has more than 90 million registered users. The digital service is attracting users at a rapid clip, with the 80 million registered user milestone reached just seven months ago. The "registered users" metric is different from "active users" -- a Pandora measurement, and also different from Spotify subscribers which is yet a third gauge of audience size.

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