New York, NY, June 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- This week NJ based startup iStreamMedia LLC launched iStreamRadio a unique directory service that is turning a cold shoulder to traditional terrestrial radio and placing it's focus on the industries little guys the independent online radio streamers. iStreamRadio believes that it can strike a chord with independent streamers choosing to serve them over their terrestrial big brothers like so many other popular service do currently.
Online only streamers won't have to compete against terrestrial radio stations to get discovered or garner featured listings like they do now on services such as TuneIn, or iHeartRadio says iStreamMedia Executive Vice President & COO and Co-Founder Kevin Lee Pattky Jr.
iStreamMedia CEO & President and Co-Founder Jay Peninger says while some say they are taking a huge risk turning away from terrestrial radio, he looks at it as a golden opportunity to embrace the largest growing segment of the industry.
Online radio streaming is gaining ground in the United States. According to Scarborough data, 46.76 million Americans used such services monthly in 2012, on average tuning in for 9 hours 46 minutes every week. eMarketer projects that nearly 54 percent of the entire U.S. population and as much as 67.4 percent of the U.S. internet users will have become online radio users by 2016.
The iStreamRadio platform allows streaming stations to easily create a detailed listing for their stations that the average listeners can easily find via the iStreamRadio mobile application or through their website at www.istreamradio.info a totally for free. Listeners also have the ability to rate and review stations and save favorites to their iStreamRadio profile which can be linked to their Facebook or Twitter accounts.
Peninger also says that iStreamMedia has been talking strategic partnerships with RadioJar, Como, Shout! Radio Automation and more to-be announced, to bring those services to iStreamRadio broadcasters in the future.
iStreamMedia LLC is a privately held company and you can find out more information at www.istreammediallc.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
iStreamRadio is a totally free service and we encourage both broadcasters and listeners to sign up today at www.istreamradio.info and list there internet station streams and or events (such as concerts, festivals, charity/fundrasiers, internet-based events and more).