Contrary to what might have been assumed, streaming numbers in the US are down amid widespread self-quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Figures are instead pointing to a radio boom, with Global, the company that owns Capital FM and talk station LBC, stating that online radio listening had risen by 15%.
"These figures indicate that the public are turning to radio in times of crisis," a spokeswoman for Global told the BBC.
NTS Radio has temporarily shut its stations worldwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the midst of the global outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) the station, which won the Outstanding Contribution at last year’s DJ Mag Best Of British Awards, has made the decision to temporarily close its studios in London, Manchester, Los Angeles and Shanghai until further notice.
Clyde Built Radio will launch in Glasgow in January.
The new station is the brainchild of Andrew Thomson, founder of Glaswegian label and party outfit Huntleys + Palmers; the label has released music by the likes of Mehmet Aslan, Auntie Flo and DJs Pareja.
Clyde Build Radio will broadcast out of Glasgow's Barras Market, which is pictured above. The station is named after Thomson's 'Clyde Built' compilations, which showcase the Glasgow scene, and is focussed on a need to give Glasgow a local station to compare with others across the UK, such as NTS in London.
As part of its 15th anniversary celebrations, Tomorrowland launched One World Radio earlier this year, its very own digital radio platform.
In its first eight months of broadcasting, the station attracted an impressive 12.3 million listeners. While it was initially intended as a temporary, one-off project, the success of the platform has meant that the festival has decided to keep it broadcasting live 24/7.
Eric Prydz has teased the return of Epic Radio on Beats 1.
Having just announced a huge New Year's Eve show with Christoph, the return of Prydz's much-loved show will premiere on 11th October at 6pm EST.
The Swedish DJ and producer shared the following image on via his Twitter page early today (3rd October).
A new radio station will launch in Tottenham this week.
Set to operate out of The Cause, Threads Radio - which promises "a unique selection of underground, cutting-edge music and a range of socially and politically-focused talk-based content” - will start broadcasting on 25th January.
Better yet, a sister station, Threads*, is also set to launch in Berlin.
Launched last week, Aire Libre is a new FM radio station broadcasting from Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
Broadcasting on 105.3 FM, Aire Libre promises DJ sets of all persuasions alongside live acts, talks show and the broadcasting of external events. This is supported not only via a studio where show can be recorded and streamed, but also by a mobile studio housed in an Airstream trailer. This will hit the road every Saturday to broadcast from a different part of Mexcio City living up to the station’s name, which translates as ‘open air’.
A new radio station called Foundation.FM has been launched in London.
Based in Peckham, the station, which is now live, has been started up by Becky Richardson, Ami Bennett and Frankie Wells who, between them, have experience at a number of radio stations including BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Radar Radio.