Digital Audio story of the week
Amazon Prime Music No.2 in Great Britain for active users
The latest entertainment market report from Kantar Worldpanel suggests that, in terms of active users, Amazon Prime Music has surpassed Apple Music for the first time.
Sir Bradley Wiggins to join talkSPORT weekly show
talkSPORT has signed Sir Bradley Wiggins to join the Warm Up each Sunday morning from 31st August, and is introducing a new Sunday evening Re:United show. Re:United aims to pull together some of the great sporting rivalries of recent times.
Absolute Radio commissions more documentaries
Global will launch the station in September, following the purchase of Juice 107.2 earlier this year. Capital Breakfast in Brighton will be presented by Dave Goodings and Miranda Burns, while Niall Gray will do drivetime. Other programmes will come from the Capital network in Leicester Square. The latest RAJAR figures show that Juice current has a reach of 33,000 across Brighton and Hove, serving 9% of the local population.
Industry backs Ofcom’s proposals for deregulation
Radiocentre has responded to Ofcom’s latest consultation, which proposes to retain commitments on local news and information but give stations greater freedom in how they provide local output in future.