Acast reveals latest listening and download milestones

Last week, podcast platform Acast announced not one but two exciting new milestones. The Stockholm-based company celebrated its fourth birthday when they revealed that listening had doubled in just twelve months. Additionally, its podcasts and digital audio content have now been downloaded more than 1.5 billion times around the world, which according to Acast is […]

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 […]

Acast introduces programmatic ads

Acast says it’s time for podcasts to embrace programmatic advertising. With its publishing and monetization tools, Acast has already moved beyond the generally low-tech state of podcast advertising — think of how many podcasts still play the same outdated ads when you download old episodes — but launching a marketplace for programmatic (i.e. automated algorithmic) […]

Acast offering podcast creators access to a music library and editing tools

Acast announced that it is offering all its signed podcasters free access to Epidemic Sound and Hindenburg Journalist Pro. Epidemic Sound is a curated music library specifically for creative productions, and its full collection will be available to Acast’s hosting clients for free. Hindenburg is a suite of radio production and editing software, and Acast’s podcasters will […]

Acast launches paid platform for premium podcast access – via RAIN

Acast launches paid platform for premium podcast access Podcast network Acast has launched a new feature on its hosting platform that allows show creators alternative ways of monetizing their work. With Acast+, programs can charge listeners for exclusive access and premium audio content without advertisements. They can also make early releases available before they are published to the core app for a […]