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Radio app iHeartRadio grows number of stations

Media | 12/04/2017 1:36 pm EST

A partnership between BCE Inc. and iHeartMedia Inc., iHeartRadio Canada announced Monday an update to its app that will allow listeners to access over 1,000 live North American radio stations and content like podcasts. The app originally launched in 2016 with 105...

Rob Farina named head of iHeartRadio

Media | 12/15/2016 5:26 pm EST

BCE Inc. has named Rob Farina head of iHeartRadio, syndication and strategic initiatives at Bell Media Radio. Farina was previously brought in by the company to help advise on the launch of iHeartMedia Inc.'s free digital radio and music streaming service in Canada, as part of its partnership with the U.S. brand. In addition to leading iHeartRadio, “Farina’s role now expands to include responsibility for growing Orbyt Media, Canada’s premier radio content syndication group, and implementing new strategic radio initiatives in coordination with David Corey,”...

iHeartRadio launches in Canada

Media | 10/07/2016 4:56 pm EDT

iHeartMedia Inc.'s free digital radio and music streaming service is now available in Canada, according to a press release from BCE Inc.’s media division. The free app, iHeartRadio, is available on a preview basis...

Rob Farina to advise on iHeartRadio launch

Media | 03/29/2016 4:44 pm EDT

BCE Inc. is bringing in a new face to help lead the launch of iHeartMedia Inc.'s free digital radio and music streaming service in Canada. As of May 1, Rob Farina will be Bell Media's senior advisor for the...

Bell to bring iHeartRadio to Canada

Media | 01/06/2016 2:49 pm EST

BCE Inc. announced Wednesday it has signed a partnership deal with iHeartMedia Inc. in order to bring iHeartRadio, the free digital radio and music streaming service based in the U.S., to Canada this year. It said in a press...

Netflix’ share of bandwidth usage grows, BitTorrent’s falls

Media | 05/29/2015 6:11 pm EDT

In North America, Netflix Inc. now accounts for 36.5 per cent of peak period, downloaded network traffic, a new report from network management provider Sandvine Inc. said, up from 34.9 per cent...