Acast audio report shows latest podcast figures

Acast have released the first installments of their Audio intelligence report. The report will look at the audio and voice industry landscape, revealing listener figures, profiles and trends in the UK, US and Australia. According to the latest UK report: An estimated 23% of the UK population have listened to a podcast in the last […]

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Alexa Routines can now stream music and play podcasts.

Users can add music, podcast, and radio content to a Routine. Amazon is getting more options for Alexa Routines. The feature lets users assemble a set of actions by a single voice command. Initially limited to news, weather, traffic, and smart home skills, Routines can now incorporate music, podcast, and radio content. This update allows smart speaker […]

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Spotify launches integrated app for Cadillac vehicles

Spotify has revealed a partnership with Cadillac in the US that will see the service integrated with new and existing models. While music on mobile devices and in the home has enjoyed strong growth in line with the overall rise of streaming, the seamless digital music experience for the car journey has been more patchy in terms of penetration. […]

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IAB study tracks the trends of podcast listening across the day

The IAB released new research examining consumption of media on a regular basis. The study, titled Personal Prime Time, included questions about how and why respondents chose to engage with that type of media. The section on podcasts reveals some useful demographic data and motivations for when people listen. Overall, 17% of the total respondent base said […]

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Radioplayer launches new brand and new apps

Radioplayer has launched a re-designed app and a new brand, with a consumer advertising campaign across radio and outdoor. The app design, based on months of user-testing and prototyping, features a cleaner interface with the new Radioplayer branding, faster start-up and streaming, plus a new ‘high quality’ mode. There’s also a new expandable playbar, housing all the […]

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