All About iHeart Radio’s Newly Enhanced App

iHeart Radio now has ten times the selection with its new enhanced app.

Bell Media Teams Up With iHeartRadio to Offer Digital Radio to Canadians

Bell Media is partnering with iHeartRadio to offer digital radio to Canadians.

Shaw Cable gives subscribers 15 more music channels

Shaw Cable, Canada’s largest cable television provider, said this week that it has added fifteen new Galaxie music channels to its digital cable line-up.

The new channels, which are available now, have a focus on cultural music, with stations ranging from Bollywood Hits, to Arabic, to Guangdong. Three channels, appealing to young adults – Canadian Indie, Headbangers and Hip Hop – have also been added.

Profits at Canadian Radio stations up 9.9% in 2010

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial information on the 654 commercial radio stations operating in Canada.

For the broadcast year ending August 31, 2010, FM stations reported higher revenues and profits on the strength of improved local and national advertising sales, while there was little change in the results for AM stations.

Newcap sells two Winnipeg Radio stations for $5.5 million

Newcap, owners of 81 radio stations across Canada, has announced it will sell its two radio stations in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Dufferin Communications Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Evanov Radio Group.

Evanov will pick up CKJS AM and CHNK FM for $5.5 million.

Virgin Radio comes to Edmonton

Astral Radio has announced that EZ Rock 104.9 in Edmonton has been re-branded 104-9 Virgin Radio.

The station will be competing with two other hit music stations in the market: The Bounce 91.7 FM and Hot 107.

CRTC approves Cogeco acquisition of eleven radio stations

In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved Cogeco’s $80 million acquisition of eleven Quebec radio stations held by Corus.

The deal was approved after Cogeco agreed to establish a news agency called Cogeco Nouvelles, which will provide local stations with talk-radio content, and to divest itself of three stations to avoid concentration of ownership.

Mobile Phone Owners would pay extra for a radio inside

Three out of four (76%) of mobile phone owners would consider paying a one-time fee of 30 cents to gain access to their local radio stations through a built-in radio chip on their mobile phone, according to a new study commissioned by the National Association of Broadcasters.

Conducted online by Harris Interactive, the poll that two-thirds (66%) of adults respondents said they would listen to local radio stations on their mobile phone if that feature was available.

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