New York – November 2, 2017 – iHeartMedia, the leading audio company with the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America, and Alpha Media, announced an agreement today to add at least 200 Alpha stations to iHeartRadio, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service.
Alpha Media radio stations in 50 markets will be available on iHeartRadio across more than 100 unique device platforms including in-car, in-home, on wearables, on gaming consoles and more – making listeners’ favorite audio content available everywhere they are, on the devices they use most. Station rollout begins today, with all stations available in the coming weeks.
Alpha Media CEO/President, Bob Proffitt commented on the announcement, “We’re excited to join forces with iHeartRadio and expand our digital footprint. This partnership allows us to super serve our fans by reaching them whenever and wherever they choose to listen to us. Alpha Media is live, local and on the go.”
“iHeartRadio is the go-to destination for all things audio including live radio streaming and we are excited to provide a major broadcast company like Alpha, a broadcast-friendly platform that will offer their listeners an all-in-one digital experience,” said Darren Davis, President of the iHeartMedia Networks Group. “We are also always looking for ways to offer even more content and programming options to our hundreds of millions of digital users throughout the country.”
Alpha Media, a diverse, multimedia company owns or operates 228 radio stations and 225 websites serving 50 markets across the United States. In addition to the stations and websites, Alpha Media owns the intimate performance venues, PDX Live Studio in Portland, OR., Alamo Lounge in San Antonio, TX, and StudioEast in Kenosha, WI. Strong relationships with clients and community members keep Alpha true to its Live and Local philosophy. Alpha Media is relentlessly focused on innovation, efficiency, and entertainment. www.alphamediausa.com.
iHeartRadio offers users thousands of Live Radio stations from across the country, personalized custom Artist Radio stations, and the top Podcasts and on-air personalities available everywhere listeners are. Plus, iHeartRadio now features easy-to-use on demand functionality with iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access Powered by Napster, which makes radio truly interactive and connects listeners directly to their music collections. New subscription features include personal music libraries and playlists; the ability to search and play any song instantly; and the option to save and replay songs directly from live and custom radio listening, something no other service or company has the assets to offer. Fans can visit iHeart.com/apps to download and start listening across their favorite devices today.