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Today's Podcast Listener: 2019 National Survey Report

Major New Podcast Study Reveals Listener Habits, Trust in Hosts

National study also contains insights on implications for radio Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9, 2019 – Most podcast users are millennial males, listen weekly, and engage with podcasts at home, according to a major new study by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and Futuri Media, a leading audience engagement and…
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Time-shifted Audio Study

New Study Shows Radio Can Significantly Benefit from Time-Shifting Content

The study concluded that there is a profound appetite for time-shifted radio content among radio listeners – notably, highly monetizable and younger audiences – and that opportunities are currently untapped as awareness of the availability of time-shifted radio content among listeners remains low. A new study conducted by Futuri Media and Nielsen, “The Profound Need for Time-Shifted Radio Content…
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Futuri and Inside Radio

Big Opportunities For Radio In Time-Shifted Audio

Time-shifted audio is a huge opportunity for radio, and our Daniel Anstandig just previewed two key findings from a soon-to-be-released Nielsen and Futuri Media study on this topic: Nearly half of respondents said they understand the concept of time-shifted audio, find it interesting and would listen to it. A high percentage of participants are willing…
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CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know

CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know

CES 2019 Recap: What Radio Needs to Know Cleveland, Ohio, January 10, 2019 – Artificial intelligence. The connected car. 5G. There have been a seemingly endless number of announcements about technology that will change the way we consume media coming out of this year’s CES conference, but what do they mean for radio? Futuri Media is…
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Busy Mom

Busy Moms Love Audio

Moms are heavy consumers of AM/FM radio, digital audio, and podcasts While they’re busy juggling careers and families, modern Moms still make time for audio.  As avid listeners of radio, digital audio and podcasts, Moms are completely tuned in, visiting multiple social media networks daily. This busy lifestyle consumer’s media consumption habits translate into opportunity…
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Futuri Media AlphaMedia partnership

Alpha Media Stations Add Futuri Media’s SaaS Technology Solutions for Podcasting, Show Prep, and Smart Speakers

Group deal includes Futuri Media’s POST for podcasting, TopicPulse for story discovery and show prep, and Alexa Skills   Cleveland, Ohio, January 17, 2018 – Futuri Media, a global leader in SaaS technology designed to drive audience and revenue growth for broadcasters, today announced a wide-ranging deal with Alpha Media, a diverse multimedia company. This…
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Digital Audio Streaming Surges 60% in 2017—Futuri Media Ready To Help Radio Stations Tap Market

R&B and Latin hits drive more people to digital streaming music while broadcasters look for ways to cash in on streaming audio. More and more people are accessing streaming audio, with 2017 seeing total on-demand audio usage up almost 60 percent from the previous year, according Nielsen’s annual year-end music report. That totaled more than…
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Amazon Alexa

3 Things All Radio Stations Need To Make The Most Of Smart Speakers Like Alexa Devices

With more and more people using smart speakers, radio stations need to make sure they’re keeping with the technology. Here’s how. A version of this article written by Todd Thomas, Futuri Media’s senior vice president of operations, first appeared on RadioWorld.com. Smart speakers and voice control technology offer radio stations unprecedented ways to engage with…
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Nielsen Audio Study: Futuri Stations have 30X Larger Increases in TSL; 5.75X Larger Increases in Tune-Ins

A Nielsen Audio study shows sharp increases in both tune-in occasions and time spent listening (TSL) on radio stations offering consumers Futuri’s “Instant Alerts” feature (also known as Song Alerts, a key part of audience engagement system #engage) that sends text, tweet, or e-mail alerts to listeners when one of their favorite songs is about…
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Alexa Futuri

Futuri Media Launches Alexa Skills For Radio Stations

Custom Alexa Skills enable radio stations to be integrated into Amazon devices Futuri Media, a global leader and innovator in media technology, today announced that their clients will have access to customized Alexa Skills for their radio stations. With Alexa Skills, stations can deliver their streaming and on-demand content to devices like the Amazon Echo,…
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