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2014 Smartphone Ownership Demographics

April 25th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

There have been a myriad of statistics recently on smartphone penetration in the United States, and unfortunately not all of these numbers seem to line up. So we took a look at our random, representative sample of Americans 12+, to examine smartphone penetration by demographic group (more on our sampling methodology, which includes a proportional [...]

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The New Curators

April 15th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

Recently I had the honor of addressing the attendees at RAIN Summit West, co-located at the NAB in Las Vegas. This conference brings together executives from all walks of Internet radio, including folks from Pandora, Spotify, NPR, and others who are shaping the world of online audio. I presented some new data from Infinite Dial [...]

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The Infinite Dial: Israel

April 7th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

Read the Hebrew version here. Israeli Internet Radio in Early Development Stages but Poised for Rapid Growth Survey of Israelis by Edison Research and Cue.AD Shows How Israeli Online Radio Compares to USA Herzliya, 6 April 2014 According to a new survey to be presented at the FM+ Radio conference at the IDC on 7 [...]

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“Infinite Dial” Format Report Reveals Radio’s Quiet Competitor: YouTube

April 1st, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

Somerville, New Jersey — April 1, 2014 — Over a third of Americans age 12-and-up used YouTube to watch music videos or listen to music in the last week. For listeners to most current-based formats, those numbers are significantly higher. 57% of CHR P1s have used YouTube for music in the last week, followed by 53% [...]

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iTunes Radio: Lessons From America

March 24th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

On March 24, 2014, Edison President Larry Rosin addressed the Radiodays Europe conference in Dublin, Ireland on the topic of iTunes Radio and how consumers have adopted the new Internet audio service. With Apple possessing the clout and the reach to launch iTunes Radio in Europe, Edison’s presentation was designed to give European broadcasters a [...]

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Smartphone Owners Index Higher For Frequent Social Media Usage

March 12th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

While 28% of Americans 12+ say they check their social networking sites and services “several times per day,” that number rises to 39% of U.S. Smartphone users. These data points were taken from The Infinite Dial 2014, from Edison Research and Triton Digital. The full study is available here, or on Slideshare. How the Survey [...]

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The Infinite Dial: Sports Talk Edition

March 11th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

On the heels of our recent comprehensive study of digital media usage, The Infinite Dial, we were asked to put together a look at Sports Talk radio listeners for the Radio Ink Sports Radio Conference, held March 11, 2014 in San Diego. Edison President Larry Rosin presented a look at how Sports listeners are using [...]

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Online Radio Habits for Two Key Demographics: 18-34 and 18-49

March 10th, 2014 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

We’ve had a number of requests to provide some of the data on Internet Audio listening from our recent Infinite Dial study for two key demographic groups relevant to media buyers, agencies, and others: 18-34 and 18-49. So, our crack team did just exactly that, and you can download them here or view the slides [...]

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The Infinite Dial 2014

March 5th, 2014 | Permalink | 7 Comments;

The Infinite Dial 2014, the latest in this long-running series of studies on consumer adoption of digital media, was released today (see below for download information.) This new national survey from Edison Research and Triton Digital found that the weekly audience for all forms of online radio* is now 36% of all Americans age 12 and [...]

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The New Mainstream 2013: New Research Into Streaming Audio

September 27th, 2013 | Permalink | 0 Comments;

Edison Research, in partnership with Pandora, Spotify and TuneIn, released a groundbreaking new study of Internet radio usage and adoption, “The New Mainstream: 2013,” on September 24th at Advertising Week in New York City. This online study of 3,016 persons 12+ revealed who these Americans are, how they are using Internet radio, and where Internet [...]

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