The Federal Communications Commission's annual review of mobile industry competition found the two largest carriers, Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, together controlled around 70 percent of both the nationwide market share based on service revenues and the most-prized type of radio airwaves. The FCC did not draw conclusions on whether the...» Read More
Aug 28- Chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd reported a 97 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its radio frequency chips used in smartphones.
*UK company has attractive niche in Internet of Things. LONDON, Aug 28- Britain's CSR has rebuffed an approach from Microchip Technology, saying its U.S. rival would have to pay more if it wants to bolster its role in the "Internet of Things" with the chipmaker's radio technology.
Aug 22- Japan's Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd said it would buy the part of U.S. radio frequency chipmaker Peregrine Semiconductor Corp it does not already own for $465 million in cash, as it looks to strengthen its RF business.
Mike Herring, Pandora CFO, discusses Pandora Internet radio's music genome project and competition with Apple.
July 29- Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a stronger-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more paying subscribers, and the satellite radio service raised its full-year revenue forecast.
July 29- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a stronger-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more paying subscribers. However, the company's net income fell to $120 million, or 2 cents per share, in the three months to ended June 30, from $125.5 million, also 2 cents per share, a year earlier.
July 24- Shares of radio station operator Townsquare Media LLC fell as much as 7 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $172 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company's IPO raised about $91.3 million, after its offering of 8.3 million Class A shares was priced at $11, below its expected price range of $14- $16.
TORONTO, July 10- Shares in Canadian media company Corus Entertainment Inc slumped on Thursday after it reported a quarterly loss amid a slumping advertising market. Corus said it had a net loss of C $30.3 million on revenue of C $214 million in the three months to May 31, due mostly to impairment charges and radio license fees.
After 17 years of distribution by Public Radio International, Ira Glass's 'This American Life' is going independent. NYT reports.
June 26- YouTube is venturing onto radio with a weekly show on satellite radio service Sirius XM that will feature the online video website's most popular and emerging artists, the companies said on Thursday. It is the first time YouTube, owned by Google Inc, has partnered with another platform on a show about music.
June 24- Radio station operator Townsquare Media LLC filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to about $143.8 million in an initial public offering. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company listed Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets as the lead underwriters to the IPO.
SYDNEY, June 24- BHP Billiton is planning to cut more jobs at its flagship Australian iron ore division as it seeks to reduce costs, following a slump in iron prices. A BHP spokeswoman said it was not possible to put a number on how many jobs would be targeted, and declined to confirm an Australian Broadcasting Corp radio report that the number could reach 3,000..
Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a great song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.
The market loves Pandora's growth story but it doesn't make money, says Dennis Berman Wall Street Journal business editor & columnist, weighing in on Pandora's market share, as consumer usage ticks up from a year ago. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
Sirius XM Radio and Charter Communications might have been partners in broadband, but they look better apart without Time Warner Cable.
Discussing Pandora's stock drop due to a slump in listener metrics and competition in the Internet radio space, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Secuities senior analyst, and Peter Kafka, Re/code.
Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.
AT&T will offer a subscription to Beats Music in a package that gives as many as five family members unlimited streaming and song downloading.
Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.
Bob Pittman, Clear Channel chairman & CEO, discusses how his partnership with Warner Music will take radio and the music industry to the next level.