PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 31, 2020 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, is launching its first native automotive application on select General Motors (GM) vehicles to further increase driver connectivity and enhance the in-car multimedia experience. This initial launch will feature RADIO.COM as a native, in-dash application in nearly seven million compatible Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac vehicles. RADIO.COM is the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across its leading portfolio of over 230 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. via their infotainment screens. With this app, drivers with compatible vehicles can now seamlessly access the leading digital audio and content platform through embedded technology beginning on September 15.
“We’re pleased to launch this app with GM to expand the reach of RADIO.COM’s connected car offering into millions of vehicles across the country and enhance the consumer in-vehicle experience,” said David Rosenbloom, Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Entercom. “Drivers now have another way to connect with their favorite station and talent, regardless of the market they live in, and enjoy our robust portfolio of leading local news and sports radio content, as well as our suite of leading music stations, podcasts, and on-demand audio content whenever they want, wherever they are going.”
Now with over 40 million monthly active users across the platform, RADIO.COM has delivered over 18 straight months of double-digit monthly active user growth, and twelve consecutive months of double-digit listening hour growth, the only audio publisher in the U.S. to do so.1
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 230 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 audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. With presence in every major U.S. market, and accessible on every device, Entercom delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. The company’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Entercom is the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news and the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
1 Triton Webcast Metrics, August 2019-July 2020