Audioboom Group PLC Audioboom ranked 5th biggest US podcast publisher
Audioboom Group PLC
26 February 2021
Audioboom Group plc
("Audioboom" or the "Company")
Audioboom climbs rankings to 5(th) biggest podcast publisher in
Audioboom (AIM: BOOM), the leading global podcast company, is
pleased to announce that it is now ranked the fifth largest US
podcast publisher according to Triton Digital's January 2021
Podcast Report. Since joining Triton Digital's podcast ranking
service in May 2020, Audioboom has been ranked sixth.
Triton Digital rates podcast publishers based on average weekly
downloads. Audioboom averaged 10.95 million downloads per week in
the US during the latest reporting period, moving up one place to
reach the top 5 for the first time.
Audioboom moved ahead of Wondery, which is now sixth in the
rankings and was acquired earlier in 2021 by Amazon for over US$300
Since joining Triton Digital's ranker, the Company has added
more than 3.9 million weekly downloads - an increase of 55%.
The Triton Digital reports only measure Audioboom's premium tier
of podcasts that are monetised through high-value host
endorsements. More than 8,000 additional podcast channels are
published by Audioboom and are monetised by programmatic
advertising or subscription payments.
Audioboom is also the highest ranked international publisher in
Triton Digital's Australian podcast report.
Audioboom's CEO, Stuart Last, commented: "Our improved position
in the latest Triton Digital report validates the tremendous value
that we are building in the business through our content-focused
growth strategy. Ranking so highly, amongst an incredible set of
peers, is very satisfying".
Audioboom Group plc
Stuart Last, Chief Executive Officer Tel: +44(0)300 303
Brad Clarke, Chief Financial Officer 3765
Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser Tel: +44(0)20 3328
and Broker) 5656
David Hart/Alex Brearley/Asha Chotai
Guy McDougall / Amrit Nahal (Sales and
Audioboom is a global leader in podcasting - our shows are
downloaded more than 85 million times each month by 25 million
unique listeners around the world. Audioboom is ranked as the fifth
largest podcast publisher in the US by Triton Digital.
Audioboom's ad-tech and monetisation platform underpins a
scalable content business that provides commercial services for a
premium network of 250 top tier podcasts, with key partners
including 'Casefile True Crime' (US), 'Morbid' (US), 'True Crime
Obsessed' (US), 'The Morning Toast' (US), 'No Such Thing As A Fish'
(UK), and 'The Cycling Podcast' (UK).
The Audioboom Originals Network is a slate of content developed
and produced by Audioboom including 'Baby Mamas No Dramas',
'Covert', 'It's Happening with Snooki & Joey', 'Mafia',
'Huddled Masses' and 'What Makes A Killer'.
Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global
partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For
more information, visit audioboom.com. The platform allows content
to be distributed via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon
Music, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn,
Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as a partner's own websites
and mobile apps.
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February 26, 2021 02:00 ET (07:00 GMT)