he Australian Radio Network (ARN), a joint venture between APN News & Media and Clear Channel International, today announced they will launch iHeartRadio in Australia and New Zealand.

Since its launch in 2011 at the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio continues to be the leading digital radio service in the United States. ARN stations will now also join the iHeartRadio platform, which will offer Australia and New Zealand music fans even more programming and station choices.

ARN CEO Ciaran Davis says "The launch of iHeartRadio internationally sees ARN lead the Australian and New Zealand radio industry into the next era of radio, while complementing our current strong and growing audience network, with this unique and market-leading product that sits at the forefront of global technology in the sector. This product offers listeners live station streaming for all of our stations plus user-created custom stations with more songs, more user control, deeper social integration and more opportunities to discover new music - all in one easy to use, seamless product."

"iHeartRadio offers everything listeners want in an all-in-one, free service," said Brian Lakamp, President of Digital for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. "ARN will offer listeners an experience specifically tailored to their region and we know Australian and New Zealand music fans will love iHeartRadio as much as they do in the United States." (10-11-12)


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