America’s fastest-growing digital audio app partners with Vewd
for global distribution on smart TVs
Las Vegas – January 9, 2019 – Vewd, the world’s largest smart TV OTT software provider, today announced that Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, will bring their RADIO.COM service to Vewd-enabled smart TVs. The agreement makes the RADIO.COM app available on tens of millions of Vewd-enabled devices from Sony, Hisense, Philips, and TiVo, among others, as well as an exclusive RADIO.COM section of Vewd OS which curates content from Entercom’s most popular stations.
By selecting Vewd as its smart TV scaling partner, RADIO.COM can easily grow its smart TV distribution across different platforms, without managing individual smart TV apps, while retaining full editorial control of content.
“We are excited to bring more than 300 stations and 1,100 podcasts to millions of smart TVs through our partnership with Vewd,” said JD Crowley, Chief Digital Officer, Entercom and RADIO.COM. “Consumer demand for great audio content in a smart TV environment is incredibly high, which makes this space an important driver of future growth for RADIO.COM.”
RADIO.COM used Vewd Snap to create one app that works across all major smart TV platforms. With Vewd Snap, a content owner can have a fully functional, monetizable smart TV app at scale, within minutes.
“We are pleased that RADIO.COM relies on Vewd to manage and expand their smart TV reach,” said Daniel Nordberg, SVP of Partnerships, Vewd. “Smart TV can be a confusing landscape navigating multiple platforms and operating systems. Our products provide the easiest path forward for companies like RADIO.COM to worry less about managing apps, and focus on growing engagement, usage, and subsequent revenue.”
RADIO.COM is the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across the company’s robust portfolio of 235 radio stations. The recently reimagined RADIO.COM mobile app and website includes a user-friendly design to provide an enriched user experience and increased value for advertising partners. RADIO.COM currently has over 300 stations and more than 1,100 podcasts, with more added continuously, on its rapidly growing platform. It is available on home and auto-connected devices, including Vewd, Amazon Alexa, Amazon FireTV, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Google Chromecast, Roku, and Sonos.
Vewd is the world’s largest smart TV OTT software provider, connecting consumers anywhere to the content they love. By making OTT possible on nearly 50 million connected devices each year, Vewd leads the way in defining the future of entertainment. Our suite of products and services are crafted to simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire value chain, from silicon vendors to end users. Market leaders such as Samsung, Sony, Verizon, TiVo, and many more rely on Vewd products and services. Follow us, as we make OTT extraordinary. Visit Vewd.com to learn more.