Radio Survey Results

Radio Survey Results

TNS New Zealand have released the top-line summary of their independent radio survey. The survey was commissioned following an earlier industry announcement that the T1 survey was being canceled due to the need to update the research methodology. Until now it has relied on an antiquated diary system – other countries use more modern techniques […]

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Internet Radio Streaming

Internet Radio Streaming

There’s no doubt that mobile platforms are exploding, and this is clearly illustrated in recent ASA findings showing very strong growth in Interactive ad spend. The importance of being mobile-ready was again demonstrated with Google’s announcement that websites without a ‘responsive’ (mobile friendly) design would be penalised in mobile search results. This is a big […]

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NAB Show 2015 Roundup

NAB Show 2015 Roundup

Over 100,000 attendees registered to see 1800 companies show off their latest and greatest at this year’s NAB show. The exhibition sprawled over a million square foot of floor space and gadgets were hidden in corner of the halls. There was a big focus on drones this year with a whole pavilion devoted to these robotic content […]

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Global Mode Bypasses Geo-blocking

Global Mode Bypasses Geo-blocking

A new option on some ISPs allows Kiwi consumers to access overseas video content that providers had previously blocked in New Zealand. Customers of the ISPs Slingshot and Orcon now can watch BBC iPlayer, Netflix US and other services without having to worry about using potentially complicated proxies or VPNs. The new technology being used […]

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TV & Radio Advertising Spend

TV & Radio Advertising Spend

The overall ad spend pie grew by 4.2 percent to $2.39 billion in 2014, according to the Advertising Standards Authority’s figures for the 12 months ended December 31. And once again it was interactive leading the charge, overtaking newspapers and getting close to TV in the sector rankings. In 2013, total spend was $2.29 billion […]

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Pro Tools First Free Download

Pro Tools First Free Download

Avid have announced a free version of their popular audio production and editing suite is to be made available. This is great news for artists, producers, composers and anyone involved in audio editing. Take a look at Avid’s introduction video below to Pro Tools First or click here to download your copy.

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Radio Station Online Streaming eBook

Radio Station Online Streaming eBook

In the year since the first Radio World eBook on Radio Station Streaming, more and more stations have made their programming available online. Although from a technical standpoint streaming audio is simple and commonplace, there are techniques that can improve your audience’s enjoyment of your content. In this eBook Radio World investigates technical basics of […]

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Broadcast License Frequency Auction

Broadcast License Frequency Auction

10.30am today saw the release of the 2014 frequencies from Radio Spectrum Management. The Auction Catalog consists of 178 AM and FM Broadcast licenses, although some have already been removed by RSM for engineering reasons. You can view the Auction Catalog online by clicking here. There is a great deal of excitement within the industry […]

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Next Radio Conference

Next Radio Conference

Of the presentations made at this year’s Next Radio conference, one stood out as an inspiring insight into the future of radio. Managing director of Radioplayer, Michael Hill has had an accomplished career at the BBC and commercial stations in the UK. His company seeks to develop ongoing growth for UK radio by simplifying the user […]

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IBC Amsterdam 2014

IBC Amsterdam 2014

A common theme at this years show in Amsterdam was a focus on making content available – on all platforms, at any moment. With viewers engaging in many new ways the competition is fierce to maintain viewer attention across devices. Some of the exhibition highlights: Canon highlighted the capabilities of its new firmware upgrades for its […]

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