Gaana brings Omny Studio into its platform to fuel Indian podcasting growth

Triton Digital, parent company of podcast hosting and technology company Omny Studio, is announcing today that Omny is being introduced into Gaana, India’s largest audio streaming platform. Gaana is perhaps best known as a music streaming app. But, like Spotify which is a better known brand globally outside of India, Gaana also distributes podcasts. Until now Gaana has mostly traded in Indian-produced shows, presented either in Hindi or English. The Omny Studio portfolio will bring a more global reach with nearly 30,000 podcasts. Continue Reading

Gaana annual report finds strong interest in regional music

Gaana, the streaming service catering to Indian audiences, has released its annual report on the country’s consumption trends. “2019 was a landmark year for music lovers, artists and the industry in more ways than one,” CEO Prashan Agarwal said. “The meteoric rise in regional music consumption across the nation marks one of the biggest cultural shifts in perception of music in the past decade.” Continue Reading

Indian music streaming app Gaana reaches 50 million monthly active users

Indian streaming music service Gaana announced that it has 50 million monthly active users. “It’s a proud moment for Team Gaana, not many home-grown brands have achieved this kind of milestone and very few brands in the entertainment space has been able to reach to this kind of scale in India,” COO Prashan Agarwal said. Continue Reading

Internet Radio Rewind #045: Return of “Serial”; Sirius XM lawsuit; music service hack

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The weekly update of the streaming audio industry, from RAIN News. THIS WEEK: “Serial” producers plan next two seasons; GAANA hacked; Sirius XM lawsuit deepens; new podcast network; Android vs iOS in the car. Continue Reading