October 28, 2008
RadioTime Provides Worldwide Radio Services for the Sonos Multi-Room Music System
RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, today announced that Sonos(R), Inc. has integrated the RadioTime Guide into its Sonos Multi-Room Music System via a free one-button software update (Sonos 2.7) to all Sonos customers today. RadioTime and Sonos enable listeners to tune into the unique personalities and programs that only radio can offer, and do so free of charge without being tethered to a computer.
RadioTime provides a quick and easy way to search and find local and syndicated radio programming airing on more than 15,000 stations around the world. Listeners can browse by genre or location to see what is available to match their tastes any time of day or night."Sonos makes it very easy to find all the features that really set live radio apart from streaming music services, and that is critical to broadcasters' efforts to retain existing listeners and attract new ones," said Bill Moore, CEO, RadioTime. "Radio is still the only medium that features the on-air personalities, talk shows, music, and up-to-the-minute news, sports and entertainment information that makes radio so great, and Sonos has opened an entire world's worth of this unique programming to its users."
Sonos has found 80 percent of its customers regularly use the Sonos system to tune to live radio, and decided to partner with RadioTime to expand the live and on-demand content available to listeners.
"We chose to offer the RadioTime Guide to provide our customers with a state-of-the-art multi-room radio experience," said Phil Abram, President, Sonos, Inc. "Sonos now brings radio from every corner of the world to every corner of the house - we call it Radio Sonos Style."
RadioTime is the leading radio tuner that powers Internet services and devices by connecting them to radio broadcast DJs, talk personalities, and sports programming. Listeners easily access free, live, local, and global radio programming through RadioTime service. Its service enhances other products and services by powering them with thousands of radio channels and programming. RadioTime, founded in 2002, is based in Dallas, Texas. More information is available at www.radiotime.com.