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53M+ smart speaker owners in U.S.: NPR/Edison Research Smart Speaker Report

Fifty-three million American adults own smart speakers. Because some people and households own multiple speakers, that adds up to 118.5-million devices — a 78% increase in overall device ownership year-over-year. This, and much other data, come from the NPR/Edison Research Smart Audio Report, released in a webinar today. Continue Reading

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Infinite Dial Australia previewed (in Australia); full release set for next week

The Australia-specific version of The Infinite Dial, the industry’s benchmark consumer survey of listening, is set for release in a webinar Wednesday evening, May 8. A conference in Australia got a first look. A few key statistics shared here. Also the webinar registration link. Continue Reading

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Edison Research teases 2019 Infinite Dial with milestone YouTube metric

Ahead of the Infinite Dial 2019 presentation next week, Edison Research and Triton Digital have released a preview of this year’s research report. The slide is about trends in using YouTube for music. The video platform has been a notable presence in Infinite Dial studies in past years, and 2019 promises to have more positive numbers for the site. Continue Reading

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ESPN Audio asserts sports dominance in Share of Ear stats

ESPN is reinforcing its reputation as a leading audio sports brand by releasing results from the subscription-only Share of Ear survey by Edison Research. The media company’s talk shows, live events, local broadcast radio, and podcasts are responsible for almost half (46%) of all sports radio listenership in the United States in 2018. Continue Reading