PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 23, 2020 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, today announced it is expanding its strategic partnership with Sonos to integrate RADIO.COM stations into Sonos Radio, Sonos’ new free, ad-supported streaming radio service, exclusively available to Sonos customers in more than 10 million homes globally. RADIO.COM is a leading digital audio and content platform that is the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across its leading portfolio of 235 stations, along with hundreds of affiliate stations, thousands of top podcasts, live and on-demand video, and premium content across local and national news, entertainment, music and sports in markets all across the U.S.
Currently available as an integration on the Sonos platform, RADIO.COM stations like 1010 WINS (WINS-AM), KROQ (KROQ-FM), and WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM (WFAN-AM/FM) will soon be easily accessible and discoverable via Sonos Radio. Sonos Radio was built to provide a source for customers to not only discover new music, but also the other services on Sonos. As a platform, Sonos Radio will continue to feature and celebrate new stations and featured programming from the 100+ services available on Sonos. Customers can listen to music, sports, news, and more from local stations based on zip code and by searching for stations by name.
“Sonos provides a premier listening experience and we’re pleased to expand our relationship with them and bring RADIO.COM’s stations to millions of listeners across the country,” said David Rosenbloom, Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Entercom. “Through this partnership, Sonos customers can access RADIO.COM’s music, sports and news content on their Sonos system, providing them with an enhanced listening experience of their station of choice from the comfort of their homes.”
“At Sonos, we have always valued customer choice, and the freedom to use all the streaming services you enjoy,” said Ryan Taylor, General Manager, Sonos Radio. “Sonos Radio will continue to bring the best of our streaming partners, including RADIO.COM, together with a set of curated stations and artist perspectives delivering an even better radio listening experience.”
RADIO.COM recently announced it achieved 63% year-over-year growth across all devices including mobile, smart speakers and desktop. It also announced a new record 40 million monthly active users, in addition to 28 million unique listeners across its leading podcast network.
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 235 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Apple Music, Siri, and Samsung Bixby.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).