StreamGuys now supports all live and on-demand audio streaming for The Radio Network (TRN) of New Zealand -- helping one of the nation's largest broadcasters improve audio quality and expand its streaming footprint beyond the desktop. TRN operates 124 stations in 25 markets across the country, offering seven distinct brands that broadcast news, talk, sports and music. The broadcaster migrated to StreamGuys based on its desire to move into mobile streaming, which it identifies as a key growth area. TRN has since launched iPhone and Android mobile streams for key brands and stations, with StreamGuys delivering multiple services including program audio and branded apps developed by Jacobs Media.
iHeartRadio is now available on the Logitech UE Smart Radio, which allows users to stream music from online radio stations, music services and their music libraries over their home Wi-Fi networks.
WorldCast Systems APT supplied eight WorldNet Oslo multi-channel audio codecs to Korean telecom giant LG U+ for coverage of key sporting events including the London Olympic games. LG U+ supplies telecom infrastructure to Korea's major broadcasters such as KBS and SBS and had originally purchased several Oslo units for the 2012 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
Virgin Radio Italy launched a new show using the LDR.Takeover platform. Gruppo Finelco manages Virgin Radio Italy, and the network has been actively using the LDR.1 platform to power an interactive benchmark called Radio Comando online and on air.
Wheatstone Processing is making good audio:
■ Fisher Communications in Seattle, WA, purchased two M-2 mic processors through BSW.
■ WRTI-FM Philadelphia purchased four M-2 mic processors through SCMS.
■ WNCT-FM in Greenville, NC, purchased an M-2 mic processor.