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  1. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    This thread is to track any Holiday music format flips on your local AM/FM radio stations for 2019. WDZH-FM 98.7 FM in Detroit/Windsor switched this morning (November 1st) at 6AM making it the first one in this market.
  2. Industry News
    Ten times the selection, plus a host of new popular podcasts make this streaming service even more likeable than before. If you listen to radio online, you know that iHeart Radio is a go-to source for many listeners looking for choice. The great news is that there are now even more options...
  3. Industry News
    This week, Bell Media announced that it will be teaming up with iHeartRadio to offer Canadians Digital radio delivered over a wide range of devices. Smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and automotive entertainment systems will all offer the digital radio content in the new partnership. It’s a...
  4. Where Can I buy and general buying discussions
    I am looking to purchase HD Radio table/portable in Toronto? any idea where to look to purchase a radio?
  5. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Looks like David Pratt will be back on the air in Vancouver. Vancouver Sun story
  6. Industry News
    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...
  7. SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    After I updated my 3rd generation ipod touch to ios5. I can no longer listen to sirius on PocketTunes. At the browser the Sirius.ca page that displays says "BROWSER NOT SUPPORTED Sorry Netscape 5.0 is not supported by the Sirius Player." Has anyone else experienced this? I even downloaded...
  8. Industry News
    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...
  9. Industry News
    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. CKJS is the only...
  10. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2011/2011-173.htm http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2011/2011-174.htm Two of my main concerns are the increase in CanCon for Community stations, and seeking to regulate "volunteers".. most programming on Campus/Community stations is done by volunteers...
  11. Industry News
    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. Taking over the morning hosting duties will be Pepper and Dylan who were previously...
  12. Industry News
    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...
  13. Industry News
    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...
  14. Industry News
    If you're getting tired of listening to the same playlists on your iPhone over and over then maybe its time you went back to listening to your favourite Canadian radio station. The iPhone doesn't have a built-in AM/FM radio tuner but you can download one of the following four free iPhone apps...
  15. Industry News
    Astral Media officially debuts Ottawa's newest FM radio station next Thursday May 27th at 6:00 PM. CJOT-FM, currently dubbed Ottawa 99.7 but said to be launching as Love FM, will be Astral’s 84th radio station in Canada and with a peak radiated power of 100,000 watts, it will be one of Ottawa's...
  16. Industry News
    Cogeco announced today an agreement with Corus Entertainment Inc. to acquire its eleven Québec radio stations for $80 million in cash, subject to necessary regulatory approvals. The radio stations include four in Montreal, two in Quebec City and two in Sherbrooke. Cogeco already owns stations...
  17. Industry News
    In a surprising broadcast decision handed down today, the CRTC has denied an application which would enable radio station CJOY in Guelph to move from the AM band to the FM band. Corus owned CJOY, which currently operates Oldies music station on 1460 AM, had requested to operate a 9,500 watt...
  18. Industry News
    According to a recent study by the Radio Marketing Bureau of Canada, the average adult Canadian has a radio on around them for two hours and twelve minutes a day. The researchers say the amount spent listening to the radio is the equivalent to the results from a similar study done in January...
  19. Industry News
    Slacker, an interactive Internet subscription radio service available only to Americans, is now available in Canada through the web, BlackBerry smartphones and Android handsets. The Slacker Personal Radio service allows listeners to create and share customized music stations starting with...
  20. Industry News
    Hamilton's Vinyl 95.3, a Classic Hits FM radio station in Hamilton, this past Monday introduced a new line-up of on-air personalities. The new line-up comes six weeks after the station changed formats from Country to classic hits. Bob Magee and Corrie Miller will host the morning drive...
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