Clear Channel Radio, Cumulus Media Partner on Digital Radio and Daily Deals
Dec 5, 2011 10:40 AM
New York, NY, and Atlanta, GA - Dec 5, 2011 - Clear Channel Radio and Cumulus Media have reached an agreement for the 570 Cumulus radio stations in 120 markets to be available on the iHeartRadio platform. Clear Channel Radio will also advertise daily deals from Cumulus Media's SweetJack, the deals platform that provides a promotional outlet to local merchants.
IHeartRadio is Clear Channel's digital radio service that offers more than 800 broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities plus the ability to create custom radio stations, delivering listeners everything they want in one fully integrated service. While Cumulus will continue to stream its stations on its own station websites and mobile apps, the iHeartRadio platform will serve as the sole digital aggregator for Cumulus stations, which will all advertise iHeartRadio on-air and feature a link to iHeartRadio on all their websites.
Created by Cumulus in April 2011, SweetJack'sdaily deals platform has grown a user base to more than one million members in 16 markets and offers consumers savings of up to 85 percent through the Web, email links or smartphones. SweetJack is available on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and through Cumulus radio station websites.
iHeartRadio's integration will allow drivers to access Clear Channel's 800 broadcast radio and commercial-free digital-only stations from 150 cities, as well as celebrity-hosted channels, local traffic reports and commercial-free shows. ...
Xbox Live users can access the Clear Channel audio streams....