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Meet Acast Recommends

Posted by kara on Jan 17, 2019 5:50 PM

  Acast is the home of the best podcasts in the world. And, we want to make sure you know all about them. Finding your next favorite podcast is hard, but Acast Recommends will make it easier, but surfacing shows from around the Acast Community that we think you’ll love. Each week, we’ll feature podcasts on our […]

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Categories: Acast Recommends, Podcast, recommendations

Remote Audio Data is Here!

Posted by kara on Dec 11, 2018 7:04 PM

Today, our friends at NPR announced that Remote Audio Data (RAD) is finally here. In their blogpost they say “Collaborative minds and leaders from across the media industry have worked closely with NPR to develop and launch a new podcast analytics technology: Remote Audio Data (RAD), a method for sharing listening metrics from podcast applications […]

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Categories: General, Industry, Innovation

ACAST SECURES $33MM USD SERIES C FUNDING

Posted by kara on Dec 10, 2018 9:21 PM

ACAST SECURES $33MM USD SERIES C FUNDING World’s Largest Podcast Marketplace Raises Funds to Support International Expansion and Accelerate Growth Stockholm, SE — December 5, 2018 Acast – the world’s largest podcast marketplace – today announced that it has secured a Series C investment of $33 million USD (300 Million SEK) led by a group […]

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Categories: General

ACAST PODCASTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION ON SPOTIFY WORLDWIDE

Posted by kara on Oct 10, 2018 9:21 PM

ACAST PODCASTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION ON SPOTIFY WORLDWIDE New York, NY October 9, 2018 — Beginning today, Acast, the world’s leading audio and podcast technology company, is now working with Spotify to create a new distribution channel for the 2,500+ podcasts hosted with Acast from around the world. Those podcasts include international hits like […]

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Categories: General

Fresh Podcast Listening Research From Acast

Posted by acast on Jul 24, 2018 7:00 AM

Today sees the launch of our latest round of research from the Acast Audio Intelligence Report. We’ve looked at the spending habits of podcast listeners across both the US and the UK, as well as how trusted podcasting is as a medium. The results are fascinating: for example, podcast fans in the UK spend 60% […]

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Categories: General

ACAST REACHES 100 MILLION MONTHLY LISTENS & 1.5 BILLION ALL-TIME DOWNLOADS OF PODCASTS AND AUDIO ON DEMAND CONTENT

Posted by acast on Jul 10, 2018 12:15 AM

Stockholm, Sweden // New York, NY — 10 July 2018 Acast – the world’s leading digital audio and voice technology company – today announces that its monthly listens have passed the 100 million mark. Additionally, in the four years since the company was founded in Stockholm, Acast podcasts and digital audio content have been downloaded […]

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Categories: Industry

3 World Cup Podcasts To Check Out This Week

Posted by acast on Jul 5, 2018 12:46 PM

Going to watch the world cup this weekend and need to know what’s happening? Did your favorite player on your favorite team score an amazing goal and now you want to deep dive into theories on who will win? These 3 podcasts have got you covered whether you are a sportsball or football fan.

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Categories: Podcast, recommendations

Pride Podcast Roundup

Posted by acast on Jun 18, 2018 2:19 PM

To celebrate Pride Month this June, we’ve put together a list of 10 great podcasts from around the world which explore and celebrate LGBTQ people, viewpoints and culture.

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Categories: General

US Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by acast on Mar 28, 2018 8:01 AM

Today, we are launching the first installment in our new Audio Intelligence Report. Each quarter, we will share new insights into the audio and voice industry from 3 key global markets the UK, the US, and Australia. These infographics showcase the current state of the industry in the US and also a behind the scenes […]

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Categories: Industry, Innovation

UK Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by acast on Mar 28, 2018 7:51 AM

Today, we are launching the first installment in our new Audio Intelligence Report. Each quarter, we will share new insights into the audio and voice industry from 3 key global markets the UK, the US, and Australia. These infographics showcase the current state of the industry in the UK and also a behind the scenes […]

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Categories: Industry, Innovation

Acast named to Top 100 sites in Sweden!!!

Posted by acast on Mar 6, 2018 12:02 AM

We made it! This year, Acast was listed as one of the top 100 sites for entertainment in Sweden by IDG.se. We are proud of our Swedish heritage and this is an honor. Congrats to all the other companies also on the list. See the full list here.

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Categories: General

Get podcasts that match the length of your driving commute with Acast and Ford

Posted by acast on Feb 26, 2018 4:01 PM

Remember back in November when we won the Ford “Make it Driveable” hackathon? Well now the Acast mobile app is actually available in Ford cars! At Mobile World Congress, Ford announced that our mobile app will be made available to drivers. It will offer offline downloads and an intelligent recommendation engine that analyses commute times […]

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Categories: Innovation, team acast

Australia’s oldest and most reputable newspaper, Betoota Advocate, makes the move into podcasting with Acast

Posted by acast on Feb 16, 2018 10:57 AM

The Betoota Advocate, a small and independent regional newspaper from far-west Queensland and arguably Australia’s oldest newspaper, has announced they will be taking the plunge into podcasting. The podcasts will be hosted on the Acast platform, the world’s leading technology infrastructure for audio on demand and podcasts, and will be available on iTunes, the Acast […]

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Categories: australia, Podcast

Whiting Wongs selected as USA Today podcast pick!

Posted by acast on Nov 4, 2017 1:00 AM

Woke up this morning to see a cool feature on a brand new Acast hosted show “Whiting Wongs with Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao” in USA Today! The show was selected to be this week’s podcast pick and we love to see our creators getting recognized. Read the piece here.

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Categories: Podcast