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  • First community-run Sirius XM stations announced
    WorldBand Media Inc. has appointed veteran broadcast executive Carey Davis to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, Hispanic Services.
  • First community-run Sirius XM stations announced
    One of the conditions put into the 2008 merger of satellite radio companies Sirius and XM by the Federal Communications Commission was that the merged company had to allow unaffiliated third parties to lease channels on a long-term basis. On Monday, nearly four years after the merger was first announced, the FCC announced the condition has been implemented at Sirius XM, and listed the first third-party lessees.
  • Seven Diversity Channels Announced for Sirius XM
    The merger between Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio was approved three years ago. One condition of the merger was a 4% set-aside of spectrum for diverse programming not owned or controlled by Sirius XM. During the process several companies and organizations came forward with the desire to utilize that spectrum. A huge part of the delay was the inability of the FCC to figure out a way to decide upon who would get the spectrum. Ultimately the decision was left to Sirius XM, and we now finally have five groups that will offer programming on seven channels.
  • ESPN Audio Sublicenses World Cup Foreign Language Rights in the U.S. to Worldband Media WBM to Present 64 Games Via Radio
    Through an agreement with ESPN Radio, WorldBand Media will distribute the non-English and non-Spanish multi-language radio broadcasts of all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa (June 11 – July 11) in the United States, it was announced today by the two parties.
  • India Journal - HumDesi Hits LA
    Hum Desi the first South Asian HD Radio Station to hit Los Angeles, was launched in August 2009 by Worldband Media and is managed by entrepreneurs and business executives from both the ethnic and mainstream media, broadcasting and technology sectors.
  • Deborah Parenti on WBM
    One of the most innovative applications for HD Radio is in the area of eth- nic programming. The rich diversity of cultures and subcultures woven throughout the fabric of this country throw open a door of opportunity. Ethnic communities throughout our cities and neighborhoods are eager for radio programming that targets their interests and unique personalities. Prabha Selvadurai is president and CEO of WorldBand Media, which provides ethnic programming on HD channels in several major U.S. markets.
  • HumDesi Radio Turning Up the Volume
    HumDesi, a division of WorldBand Media and North America's leader in South Asian HD radio is turning up the radio volume with their recent entry in the North American market.
  • Wall Street Journal picks up WorldBand & Emmis Partnership
    Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will broadcast unique programming targeted to the South Asian communities in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago utilizing HD Radio(TM) technology.
  • ESPN, NPR, NAVTEQ, WorldBand, and Others create momentum for HD Radio
    iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio(TM) technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, today announced significant momentum in the expansion of HD Radio content for HD2/HD3 multicast channels, including new audio formats and groundbreaking consumer data services. From real-time traffic and location-based concierge information about movies, sports and weather to simple on-screen program associated data, HD Radio consumer data services are rapidly becoming an important complement to audio programming. The announcement was made at the National Association of Broadcasters annual Radio Show now underway here in Austin, Texas.
  • CNNMoney.com highlights WBM's latest partnership
    Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will broadcast unique programming targeted to the South Asian communities in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago utilizing HD Radio(TM) technology.
  • Reuters reports on digital ethnic radio network
    Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will broadcast unique programming targeted to the South Asian communities in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago utilizing HD Radio(TM) technology.
  • Bonneville International's WTOP Helps WorldBand Media Expands Its Ethnic Footprint to the Nation's Capital
    Bonneville International Corporation and WorldBand Media LLC have just announced a new strategic partnership to provide customized ethnic programming to the metropolitan D.C. area via WTOP's HD-2 digital signal.
  • NextMedia and WorldBand Media to Bring 24x7 South Asian Programming to California's Bay Area
    NextMedia Group Inc. and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a unique strategic partnership to bring leading- edge ethnic content to Northern California's South Bay Area. Utilizing NextMedia Group's 106.5 FM KEZR HD Radio signal out of San Jose, these companies will strive to meet the underserved radio needs of this areas South Asian population. Starting later this fall, listeners will be able to tune their radio dials to 106.5-HD2 to receive this innovative programming.
  • Radio Online discusses WBM & NextMedia's unique partnership
    NextMedia Group partners with WorldBand Media to bring ethnic content to Northern California's South Bay Area. Utilizing NextMedia's HD-2 multicast channel originating from KEZR-FM/San Jose, both companies plan to target the area's South Asian population, beginning later this fall.
  • Yahoo Finance reports on WBM
    Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS - News) and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will broadcast unique programming targeted to the South Asian communities in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago utilizing HD Radio(TM) technology.
  • WBM signs agreement for NYC, LA and Chicago markets
    Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a ground breaking partnership that will broadcast unique programming targeted tothe South Asian communities in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago utilizing HDRadio(TM) technology.
  • Business Journal reports on WBM latest partnership
    NextMedia Group Inc. and WorldBand Media LLC have announced a unique strategic partnership to bring leading-edge ethnic content to Northern California's South Bay Area. Utilizing NextMedia Group's 106.5 FM KEZR HD Radio signal out of San Jose, these companies will strive to meet the underserved radio needs of this areas South Asian population. Starting later this fall, listeners will be able to tune their radio dials to 106.5-HD2 to receive this innovative programming.

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