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In the results of a study conducted during December 2009 and January 2010, Bridge Ratings takes a closer look at the difference between streaming listeners of AM/FM simulcast and those of Internet-only channels.

There is a distinct behavioral difference between these two groups of streaming listeners.

Among the findings of this new Bridge Ratings report:

·         60 million Americans listen to some for...

Free music service Pandora announced today they have topped 40 million registered users.  They are currently signing up some 600,000 new registered users a week and say that half of them are mobile.  They announced last month that over 25% of the people who sign up do so from cell phones.  Pandora has intensified its partnerships with the leading cell phone companies, for example coming pre installed on the hot new Verizon wireles...
In an interview with Bloomberg news, Pandora founder and CEO Tim Westergren said that his company is poised to make its first profit in 2010...revenues are expected to increase to $40 million. Good things have happened to Pandora...their applications for cell phones, particularly the iPhone, has increased their listener base...they've also added audio ads...15 second ads..three per hour for now, which has meant a substantial increase in revenue....

Jim Puzzanghera of the Los Angeles Times has an excellent article on the current status of internet radio and the new royalty rates imposed by SoundExchange (the major record companies) and the Copyright Royalty Board this morning.  The article particularly centers on Joe Kennedy, chief executive of PandoraRead the in depth article here.....
Jango (www.jango.com) jhas turned on its new "social music service" joining the same idea as Pandora and Last.fm.  Jango says their services is  "more custom and social than ever before."  Jango says they have made "it incredibly simple for anyone to create and share personalized radio stations, and take part in the most active social music community on the Internet."

Until now, there just wasnt a fre...