Music News; Clear Channel Radio Releases iHeartRadio App for iPad on the App Store
--Clear Channel Radio today announced that its new iHeartRadio App for iPad is now available on the App Store.
“iHeartRadio has been an incredibly successful app for iPhone because we’ve focused on how our listeners want to interact with their favorite music”
.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 Radio
With 237 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Radio has the largest reach of any media company in America. Clear Channel radio serves 150 cities through 850 radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet, at iheartradio.com, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and iPhones and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, syndication and independent media representation. Clear Channel Radio is a division of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at www.clearchannel.com.
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