Clear Channel Radio Releases iheartradio App For iPad On The App Store
New York, NY – April 20, 2011 – Clear Channel Radio today announced that its new iHeartRadio App for iPad is now available on the App Store.
With the new iHeartRadio App, iPad users can listen to Clear Channel’s 750 digital radio stations from 150 cities, along with the company’s digital-only commercial-free stations, and take advantage of new and enhanced features, including:
Sharing stations and videos via Facebook, Twitter and email;
Displaying a station’s Twitter feed when users listen to the station;
Previewing what a station is playing by pressing its logo;
Enabling users to save favorite stations and songs;
Conducting a slideshow of artists as their songs play;
Searching for a station by location, name or music genre.
The iHeartRadio App can also be streamed wirelessly via AirPlay to Apple TV from iPad. All stations are streamed in ACC format for a high-quality listening experience.
“Based on listener feedback, we have reimagined the iHeartRadio App experience by taking advantage of iPad’s screen size and wonderfully simple and intuitive interface,” said Robert Pittman, Chairman of Media and Entertainment Platforms for Clear Channel. "The iHeartRadio App for iPad is the most complete and engaging digital radio experience possible – it recasts the radio experience in a compelling visual way, and enables users to engage more deeply with their favorite stations and favorite artists.”
“iHeartRadio has been an incredibly successful app for iPhone because we’ve focused on how our listeners want to interact with their favorite music,” said John Hogan, CEO of Clear Channel Radio. "Now, the iHeartRadio App for iPad represents another major step in Clear Channel’s leadership in the digital space as a company that is capable of leveraging all of our powerful properties and platforms.”
The iHeartRadio App is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com
and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 225 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history.
The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company.