TuneIn Chooses Technology Partner Skyview Networks for Digital Media…
We are excited to extend our partnership with Skyview Networks, whose technology has been instrumental in delivering and monetizing high-quality audio streams of our content to users for more than two years.
TuneIn, the world’s largest audio network, and Skyview Networks, a leading broadcast technology company, today announced an expansion of their multi-year partnership for digital media solutions. Skyview, which has engineered the process of preparing audio for digital readiness for TuneIn, will now process additional streams, including 45+ more collegiate streams and 24/7 simulcasts of NBA TV, NFL Network, MSNBC, CNBC and more. Skyview’s digital audio process provides a digital streamer the ability to sell and insert advertising within the stream.
“We are excited to extend our partnership with Skyview Networks, whose technology has been instrumental in delivering and monetizing high-quality audio streams of our content to users for more than two years,” said Andrew Bock, TuneIn Director of Content Operations. “Skyview is a trusted and reliable company that has helped TuneIn deliver a great listening experience and we’re excited to continue our relationship with them.”
Skyview, a longtime broadcast technology innovator in the play-by-play radio segment, leveraged its audio management expertise to code audio for the digital platform to meet the needs of TuneIn’s digital advertising. Skyview’s digital stream automation enables TuneIn to efficiently sell and manage inventory on its collegiate and 24/7 programming.
“It is a very exciting time for Skyview to continue expansion into the arena of digital media and we see the importance of providing digital technology solutions to our client service package,” said Ken Thiele, president of Skyview Networks. “The digital media segment continues to gain momentum among advertisers and listeners and we agree that TuneIn leads in quality content and its social user experience.”
With over 100,000 streaming radio stations and 5.7 million on-demand programs, TuneIn gives its more than 60 million monthly active users the opportunity to listen to their favorite audio content across sports, music, news, and talk radio from wherever they are. Additionally, TuneIn Premium lets subscribers listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, over 60k audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations.
Fans can subscribe to TuneIn Premium or sign up for a free trial via TuneIn.com, iOS and Android apps.
For more information on Skyview Networks and its full package of broadcast solutions, please visit skyviewnetworks.com.
TuneIn is the most popular way to listen to streaming audio from around the world. With more than 60 million monthly active users, TuneIn lets people listen to the world’s sports, news, talk, and music from wherever they are. TuneIn has over 100,000 radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across many connected devices. TuneIn Premium lets subscribers listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, over 40k audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. TuneIn has venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and Icon Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
About Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks is a broadcast technology and national sales solutions company that provides services to ABC Radio, 100+ professional and collegiate sports organizations and two state news networks. Founded in 1995, Skyview is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and serves as a national full-service provider to advertisers, syndicators and broadcast networks. Skyview’s services include satellite distribution, full network automation, affiliate relations, inventory management systems and national audio sales with advertising solutions for radio, television, print, signage and web. For more information, visit skyviewnetworks.com.
For more information, contact:
Renee Smith, Dir. Communication & Special Projects
Skyview Networks, renee(at)skyviewsat(dot)com, (480) 503-8700
Brenna Webb, Senior PR Manager
TuneIn, bwebb(at)tunein(dot)com, (217) 377-2553
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