Media Radio

  • Pandora shares surge on layoff announcement and strong Q4 projection

    Shares of Pandora are trading higher after the company said it would cut jobs and beat earnings forecast, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Digital kills the FM radio star

    Jan Thoresen, CEO of Sol.no., says the switch from FM to digital radio is rather meaningless.

  • OSLO, Norway— Norway began shutting down analog radio technology Wednesday as the Scandinavian country becomes the first in the world to phase out the FM signal for national and some regional broadcasting. The switchover was performed by radio listener Bertih Pauline Olderskog who moved a lever to drum rolls and a countdown from the audience at a public...

  • 2016 musical retrospect

    David Bakula, Nielsen Entertainment takes a look back at the year in music and provides a preview of music trend in 2017.

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, Dec 21- Broadband internet access will be considered a basic service in Canada, the country's telecom regulator ruled on Wednesday, paving the way for universal access to high-speed services in rural and isolated areas of the country. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it was establishing a fund...

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, Dec 21- Broadband internet access will be considered a basic service in Canada, the country's telecom regulator ruled on Wednesday, paving the way for universal access to high-speed services in rural and isolated areas of the country. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it was establishing a new fund...

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, Dec 21- Broadband internet access will be considered a basic service in Canada, the country's telecom regulator said on Wednesday, setting a higher target for download speeds and creating a fund that could see providers paying more to help meet those goals. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it was...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- A defense policy bill that President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law this month will give President-elect Donald Trump greater influence over U.S. foreign broadcasting entities. The National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress last week includes a provision abolishing the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- Cumulus Media Inc has sued JPMorgan Chase& Co seeking a court order declaring that the second-largest U.S. radio network is allowed to proceed with a refinancing that it says would deleverage the company by up to $305 million. In a lawsuit filed late on Monday in Manhattan federal court, Cumulus accused JPMorgan of breaching a 2013 credit...

  • ACCRA, Dec 9- Ghana's main opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the West African country's presidential election with an absolute majority over President John Mahama, two influential private radio stations said on Friday. Ghana is a beacon of democracy in a region that has seen a series of civil wars and coups with a record of peaceful elections in which...

  • ACCRA, Dec 9- Ghana's main opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the west African country's presidential election with an absolute majority over President John Mahama, two influential private radio stations said on Friday. In his first comment since the election, Mahama said on Twitter on Friday he would wait for official results, in a seemingly softer...

  • "We're expecting today to be our biggest sales day of the year," John Rogers, chief executive of electricals to toys retailer Argos told BBC radio. Mark Elliot of credit card provider MBNA told BBC radio that Friday "is going to be the biggest shopping day ever in British retail history. UK retailers will be hoping the promotions kick-start Christmas trading,...

  • CBS ON TRACK TO IPO ITS RADIO BUSINESS IN FIRST QUARTER, BUT COULD GO EARLIER- EARNINGS CALL.

  • BERLIN, Oct 25- European Parliament President Martin Schulz told German radio on Tuesday that he did not expect a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada to be signed this week. Belgium said on Monday it could not formally back the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement- which needs the unanimous support of the 28 EU nations- because its...

  • Howard Stern to stay at Sirius XM Radio.

    Radio host Howard Stern said he has never heard "locker room talk" of the sort Donald Trump claimed he engaged in.

  • LONDON, Oct 17- Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said the pound's fall after Britain voted to leave the European Union has acted as an important shock absorber for the economy, in a radio interview broadcast on Monday. Sterling fell to its lowest level on record against a basket of currencies last week as investors became increasingly worried that...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Canada's major internet service providers must lower the wholesale rates they charge smaller rivals for access to their networks, the country's telecom regulator said on Thursday, saying it would protect consumer choice. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it has set lower interim rates that established...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Canada's major internet service providers must lower the wholesale rates they charge smaller rivals for access to their networks, the country's telecom regulator said on Thursday, in a move it said would protect consumer choice. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it has set lower interim rates that...

  • CBS has not publicly disclosed how much debt the unit plans to issue. Representatives of CBS and all of the banks declined to comment. CBS will use capital from the radio deal for buybacks and investing in the business, CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference this week.

  • The streaming music wars

    iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman discusses their new features, the competition and the future of radio.