“The future of radio is not annihilation by satellite radio and the iPod after all. Internet radio is growing strongly … powered by local radio station streams, which are attracting listeners at quadruple the rate of Internet-only stations.”
That’s the slant from the new chairman of the RAB board, Peter Smyth, as the convention opens. He is also president/CEO of Greater Media and was writing in that role. The comments are from his monthly column about the health and future of the industry.