Radio technology

  1. College Radio: A Study In Success

    September 11, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Illustration by Michael Byers "It's not radio. It's college radio. There's nobody listening. Nobody. Maybe, like, three guys in a dorm somewhere." After a then-senior at Boston University Howard Stern crafted "the sin ...

  2. Business Matters: Terra Firma, Citi, Best Buy, Fee For Radio and more

    September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Terra Firma, Citigroup Head To Court Next Month -- On Tuesday a New York judge ruled that Terra Firma's lawsuit against Citigroup will go to trial next month. The court will hear only two of ...

  3. Business Matters: CMA, Country Music Market Research, 'American Idol,' FCC Chairman

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- The Country Music Association (CMA) has released follow-up findings from the market research study it conducted in 2008. A few highlights: Country fans dropped slightly to 37% in 2009 from 39% in 2008; 40% of fans feel better about country musi ...

  4. Nokia Comes With Music Numbers Published

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Global active user numbers for Nokia's all-you-can-eat Comes With Music Service amount to 107,000, according to a report. Music Ally said that it had obtained user details showing that a year after the DRM-enabled mobile and PC service launch ...

  5. Nokia To Delay U.S. Music Service Launch: Report

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nokia has delayed to next year the launch of its music service in the United States, the world's largest music market, Forbes magazine reported online on Monday, quoting a Nokia spokeswoman. When the world's top cellphone maker Nokia lau ...

  6. FCC Clears Google-Backed Plan On Airwaves

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved a plan sought by tech companies like Google Inc and Microsoft Inc to open soon-to-be-vacant television airwaves to new wireless devices. The five-member FCC voted Nov. 4 to open unlicensed po ...

  7. Nokia Unveils Comes With Music Service

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nokia has unveiled its all-you-can-eat Comes With Music package for the U.K., although the scope of its "unlimited access to millions of tracks" offer has some potential restrictions. It launches Oct. 16. Nokia has partnered with the Car ...

  8. Promotional Value Of Music On Radio: $2.4 Billion

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One day after the contentious Performance Rights Act sailed through the House Subcommittee on Courts , the Internet and Intellectual Property, NAB president and CEO David Rehr pegged the promotional value of music broadcast on terrestrial radio at ...

  9. Nokia And Live Nation In Ticketing Pact

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST New service provides concert tickets via handsets. Nokia, the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer, has joined forces with leading international music promoter Live Nation to unveil today (Feb. 1) a new U.K. digital-ticketing service cal ...

  10. Cable, Satcasters In Senate's Crosshairs

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers began decency forum Nov. 29. It was television, rather than radio, that was singled out in early remarks made by three senators and the FCC chairman during opening presentations at Tuesday's (Nov. 29) Senate Commerce Committee forum ...

  11. RealNetworks Launches 'Nokia Raw' Net Stations

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European arm of RealNetworks Inc. has launched a raft of online radio stations devoted to mobile-phone manufacturing giant Nokia's U.K. live-music events in 2005. The European arm of RealNetworks Inc. has launched a raft of online radio s ...

  12. Canada Moves Forward With Radio Reg Review

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian federal government is going ahead with a planned review of its commercial radio regulations, despite an earlier call by domestic broadcasters for a delay amid the pending arrival of U.S. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Canadia ...

  13. FMC Discusses Payola, Online Licensing And LPFMs

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Federal involvement in payola, online music licensing and low power FM (LPFM) stations were the hot topics at this year's Future of Music Coalition Summit held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal involvement in payola, ...

  14. Payola, Online Licensing and LPFMs

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Report from the Future of Music Coalition Summit. Federal involvement in payola, online music licensing and low power FM (LPFM) stations were the hot topics at this year's Future of Music Coalition Summit held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C. ...

  15. Canadian Groups Protest Sat Radio Decision

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of Canadian content creators on June 27 formally asked the federal cabinet to overturn a June 16 decision by Canada's broadcast regulator that allows U.S.-based rivals XM Satellite Radio H TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- A coa ...

  16. Indigos, Lawmakers Link For LPFM Legislation

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Attempts to expand Low Power FM's reach. The Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, performed to a packed room of about 150 congressional lawmakers, staffers and interest-group representatives, gathered to hear the artists and to learn more ...

  17. Broadcast Indecency Legislation Introduced

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cable, satellite radio would offer content warnings. Cable, satellite radio would offer content warnings. News ...

  18. Behind the Deal: Mel Karmazin On Radio

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST <i>Mel Karmazin made his first public appearance since his departure last summer as president/COO of Viacom during the 12th annual National Assn. of Broadcasters' European Radio Show, held Nov. 7-9 in Mel Karmazin made his first public ...

  19. Miller, Univision In $100 Mil. Deal

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal involves sponsorships, airtime. Deal involves sponsorships, airtime. News ...

  20. NAB Decries FCC's Mandatory Recording Rule

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to require radio and TV stations to retain recordings of their programming has raised the ire of the National Assn. of Broadcaster NEW YORK -- The Federal Communications Co ...

  21. Congressmen Push Radio Localism Bill

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two House Energy and Commerce Committee members are pushing for legislation aimed at protecting local radio broadcasting and more strictly enforcing the licenses of satellite radio companies. NEW YORK--Two House Energy and Commerce Committee membe ...

  22. Senator McCain Proposes Low-Power FM Stations

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A top Senate lawmaker says he will introduce legislation soon to authorize the creation of hundreds of low power FM (LPFM) stations across the country that proponents say could revolutionize the diver A top Senate lawmaker says he will introduce l ...