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April streaming flat from March; NPR’s COVID bump (Webcast Metrics)

Stream listening held steady in April compared to March (actually up by a fraction of a percent). The numbers come from Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker, and RAIN’s monthly tracking of the Ranker over 10+ years. The year-over-year view showed an unusually large 10% decline, due almost entirely to Pandora’s 14% drop in listenership during that span. Click through for the 10-year trendlines. Continue Reading

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Omny Studio expands language support for its international clients

In the latest of a series of recent press releases, Triton Digital is announcing a multi-language extension to its subsidiary, podcast platform Omny Studio. In addition to English, the renowned podcast solution is now available for use in French, Spanish, and Portuguese. It’s not about translating podcasts, but the Omny Studio publishing experience. Continue Reading

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Edison /Triton Infinite Dial Canada to be presented this week

Mark the calendar and book your seat — Edison Research and Triton Digital will present their Infinite Dial Canada on Thursday of this week (June 4) at 1pm ET. Slides and a recording will be available after the show, but it’s more fun to watch live, and there will probably be an opportunity to ask questions. Click through for registration link. Continue Reading

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Omny Studio starts secure sharing of analytics, enabling greater publisher transparency

Podcasting tech company and enterprise hosting platform Omny Studio has announced, through its Triton Digital parent, a new feature called Secure Sharing. It enables podcast owners on the platform to allow outsiders into its podcast analytics suite.  This is quite interesting, and affects how publishers can pitch to advertisers, and verify to them. Continue Reading

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Triton Digital Australia Podcast Report: Wondery joins; 5.5M downloads/month reported by Aussie pub

Triton Digital released the latest edition of its Australian Podcast Ranker for a reporting period that includes the month of April — specifically, March 30 through May 3. Wondery makes its first appearance in the list, with 14 shows in the top 100. An Aussie magazine reveals podcast download figures that Triton doesn’t make public. Continue Reading

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March streaming down three percent in March (Webcast Metrics)

As we noted in last month’s coverage of Triton’s Webcast Metrics report: “Next month’s March report will be extremely interesting.” Stream listening slumped in March compared to February, perhaps unsurprisingly. The numbers come from Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 Ranker, and RAIN’s monthly tracking of the Ranker over 10+ years. The year-over-year view showed an unusually large 8% decline. As we said last month: March was a jolting Covid-19 month for all kinds of measured media. Continue Reading

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Stitcher earned $17-million in Q1, up 13% over 2019

Stitcher, a top podcast network, enjoyed first-quarter revenue of $17.1-million, a 13% jump year-over-year from Q1 2019 ($15.1-million). (As a timely but random point of comparison, PodcastOne just sold to LiveXLive last week for $18-million.) Projecting across the year, it might be feasible to consider Stitcher a $68-million topline business.  Continue Reading