Tuesday, July 18, 2017

AirKast Launches New Radio Personality Branded Apps and Business Intelligence Initiatives


 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 18, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- AirKast, a leader in mobile app development for broadcasters and media companies, announced today a series of new partnerships with nationally syndicated radio show hosts and podcasters. World renowned sex therapist Dr. Laura Berman, country music morning show personalities Big D & Bubba, and former "Survivor" star Shane Powers are partnering with AirKast to engage and monetize their audiences using AirKast's AirBridge mobile platform. The apps are compatible with iOS, Android, and Kindle platforms and include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Alexa connectivity. Each show and brand can now engage their audience and fans with on-demand audio, social media interaction, live video, and more.

"We're thrilled to announce these new partnerships. With audio and mobile app listening showing continued growth, AirKast is excited that our broadcast and media clients are experiencing the great benefits of this boom in audio listening and monetization. From on-air hosts, syndicated radio shows, and podcasters, we allow each personality, show or brand to have their own app allowing them to take control of how they're represented, promoted and monetized in the mobile marketplace," said Michael Fischer, vice-president of business development.

In addition, AirKast has recently integrated new technologies to continue to deepen audience engagement and provide even more monetization capabilities. The AirKast platform supports advanced push notifications including multi-language support and geo-targeting, mobile listener heat maps, live local weather, retail beacons, and second screen experiences triggered by subsonic audio tones.

AirKast specializes in creating unique listening and content experiences for audiences and fans who are then served with relevant sponsor messages. "Our cloud based CMS makes it easy to assign attribution and success metrics for both advertisers and our content partners giving them the analytics they need to drive their businesses," continues Fischer.

AirKast currently works with over 60 media companies and 800 media properties including Cumulus Media, Fox News Radio, and CBS Radio News.

About AirBridge and TuneKast

AirBridge, the industry's award-winning hosted digital media delivery platform, is used to build enterprise-class mobile applications that are reliable, secure and scalable so companies can target large audiences that require simultaneous access. AirBridge currently supports market-leading mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad, Kindle and Android. Designed for terrestrial and Internet-based radio stations to increase AQH, TuneKast is a mobile application framework that features real-time digital media and online content within branded mobile applications. www.airkast.com