Leading Streaming Radio Provider Expands Network To Service Global Demand
DENVER – February 26, 2013 – Liquid Compass, a premier streaming delivery network to the radio industry, announced today that it will expand operations overseas with the signing of UK based Absolute Radio (www.absoluteradio.co.uk) to a new agreement.
As one of three Independent National Radio stations in the UK, Absolute Radio reaches a growing audience of nearly a million registered users through its web, desktop and mobile applications. With service expected to begin this spring, Liquid Compass will provide streaming services, in addition to web hosting services from a new data center located in London.
“We are thrilled to be chosen to work with such a world-renowned brand in radio broadcasting,” said Zackary Lewis, CEO and founder of Liquid Compass. “Absolute Radio represents a significant opportunity for Liquid Compass, and a major milestone as we look to rapidly expand our business to service other markets throughout the world.”
“We required a partner that not only had the expertise of online content delivery but one who also understood online radio and our ambitions,” said Paul Brown, Technology Director of Absolute Radio. “The team at Liquid Compass share in our vision for the future of InStream and online audio content which makes them the perfect strategic partner for us.”
To support Absolute Radio and its continued growth of digital listening, Liquid Compass plans to add several new positions at its headquarters located in Denver, Colorado.
About Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio is a national, innovative entertainment and music brand, developing groundbreaking digital innovations and broadcasting award-winning programming, and creating and publishing original and on- demand content across multiple platforms from One Golden Square. Absolute Radio is committed to real music, comedy and football, and leads the industry as a digital innovator developing applications for the web and new and emerging platforms, including mobile, wi-fi radio, and next-generation DAB.
Absolute Radio also runs a network of brands; digital stations; Absolute Radio 60s, Absolute Radio 70s, Absolute 80s, Absolute Radio 90s, Absolute Radio 00s and Absolute Classic Rock.
Liquid Compass is a premier streaming delivery network headquartered in Denver. In addition to a wide array of stream hosting services for desktop and mobile applications, Liquid Compass is also the leading developer of customizable media players and radio streaming applications. Currently, Liquid Compass provides streaming media services to more than 1,000 radio stations in markets throughout the U.S., including: Cromwell Radio, Bonneville, Hubbard Radio, Crawford Broadcasting, Sandusky Broadcasting, Saga Communications, Salem Communications and more. More information about Liquid Compass is available at www.liquidcompass.net
Liquid Compass Media Contact: Zack Lewis
Phone: (303) 839-9400 x114
Absolute Radio (UK) Media Contact: Cat Macdonald – Absolute Radio Press Office
Phone: 0207 432 3317
Mobile: 07932 746363