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Virgin Radio Claims July Arbitron Webcasting Crown

Arbitron today posted its rankings for Internet radio sites, saying Virgin Radio (http://www.virginradio.co.uk) ranked number one in terms of Aggregate Tuning Hours (ATH) for July.

NetRadio dropped down to number two, followed by heavy metal site KNAC (http://www.knac.com) at number three.

The hot adult channel on Virgin Radio recorded 236,100 ATH, which measures the total of all hours that listeners tune to a given channel during a month.

Newcomer to the ratings Global Media.com did well, claiming 16 of the top 75 spots.

Arbitron currently measures over 800 stations and channels but has competition now with upstart measurement company MeasureCast.




Arbitron InfoStream Report - July 2000
Top 75 Aggregate Tuning Hours (ATH)
Rank Channel/(Format) URL (Corporate Affiliate)
Internet Services
ATH
1 Virgin Radio (Hot Adult Contemporary) www.virginradio.co.uk (Ginger Media Group)
Ginger Online, Akamai
236,100
2 NetRadio - 80s Hits (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
201,000
3 KNAC.com Pure Rock (Album Oriented Rock) www.knac.com (Enigma Digital)
Akamai, Enigma Digital
148,600
4 NetRadio - Hits (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
146,900
5 NetRadio - Vintage Rock (Classic Rock) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
143,300
6 NetRadio - The X (Alternative) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
133,600
7 NetRadio - Smooth Jazz (New AC/Smooth Jazz) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
131,000
8 WABC-AM (News Talk Information) www.wabcradio.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
119,500
9 CFNY-FM (New Rock) www.edge102.com (Shaw Communications)
GlobalMedia, Activate.net
115,000
10 PIG-FM (Album Adult Alternative) www.kpig.com
(New Wave Broadcasting LP)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
111,700
11 KLTY-FM (Religious) www.klty.com (Sunburst Media LP)
Akamai
105,200
12 NetRadio - Lite Hits (Easy Listening) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
102,400
13 NetRadio - Quiet Classics (Classical) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
100,700
14 KPLU-FM (Jazz) www.kplu.com (Pacific Lutheran University)
GlobalMedia, Activate.net
94,600
15 WPLJ-FM (Hot Adult Contemporary) www.wplj.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
92,100
16 KQRS-FM (Classic Rock) www.92kqrs.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
91,300
17 WJZW-FM (New AC/Smooth Jazz) www.smoothjazz1059.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
86,600
18 NetRadio - New Age (New Age) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
84,900
19 Groove Radio (Electronica) www.grooveradio.com (Enigma Digital)
Akamai, Enigma Digital
83,500
20 WGMS-FM (Classical) www.wgms.com (Bonneville International Corp.)
GlobalMedia, Activate.net
83,000
21 KPLZ-FM (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.kplz.com (Fisher Broadcasting)
Activate.net
79,400
22 NetRadio - Route 1 Country (Country) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
76,900
23 NetRadio 60s Country (Country) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
74,600
24 NetRadio - Groovin 70s (70's Oldies/Classic Hits) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
72,500
25 NetRadio - Cafe Jazz (Jazz) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
71,500
26 NetRadio - Smooth Urban (Urban Contemporary) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
71,200
27 Global Media - Kool Hits (Hot Adult Contemporary) http://player.globalmedia.com (Global Media)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
69,100
28 eYada (Talk/Personality) www.eyada.com (eYada)
Akamai, RealBroadcast Networks
61,300
29 WRQX-FM (Hot Adult Contemporary) www.mix1073fm.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
58,300
30 WLS-AM (News Talk Information) www.wlsam.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
55,600
31 KGO-AM (News Talk Information) www.kgoam810.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
52,800
32 WTOP News (News Talk Information) www.wtop.com (Bonneville International Corp)
GlobalMedia, Activate.net
52,000
33 KVI-AM (News Talk Information) www.570kvi.com (Fisher Broadcasting)
Activate.net
51,300
34 NetRadio - Acoustic (New Age) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
51,100
35 KLOS-FM (Album Oriented Rock) www.955klos.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
49,600
36 NetRadio - Adult Alternative (Album Adult Alternative) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
49,100
37 KSFO-AM (News Talk Information) www.ksfo560.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
48,200
37 NetRadio - Symphony (Classical) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
48,200
37 WBAP-AM (News Talk Information) www.wbap.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
48,200
40 NetRadio - Celtic (Ethnic) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
48,000
40 NetRadio - Fab 60s (Oldies) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
48,000
42 CKRY-FM (Country) www.country105.com (Corus Entertainment)
Activate.net
46,100
43 Tom Joyner Morning Show (Talk/Personality) www.tomjoyner.com (ABC Radio Networks)
RealBroadcast Networks
45,400
44 WWCD-FM (Alternative) www.cd101.com (Ingleside Radio, Inc.)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
45,300
45 NetRadio - Solid Gold Soul (Rhythm & Blues) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
40,800
46 CIMX-FM (Alternative) www.89xradio.com (CHUM Group)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
40,500
47 KABC-AM (Talk/Personality) www.kabc.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
39,000
48 Global Media - The Edge (Alternative) http://player.globalmedia.com (Global Media)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
37,600
49 NetRadio - Hard Rock (Album Oriented Rock) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
37,500
50 Christian Pirate Radio (Contemporary Christian) www.mycpr.com (Salem Communications Corp.)
RealBroadcast Networks, Accelernet
37,300
51 NetRadio - 70s Country (Country) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
37,200
52 NetRadio - Maestro (Classical) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
36,600
53 NetRadio - Folk (Country) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
36,000
54 NetRadio - Quiet Storm (Jazz) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
35,800
55 KBTU-FM (Adult Contemporary) www.1017btu.com (New Wave Broadcasting LP)
GlobalMedia, Activate.net
35,300
56 WMVP-AM (News Talk Information) www.espnradio1000.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
35,100
57 KXXR-FM( New Rock) www.93x.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
34,000
57 NetRadio - Piano (Classical) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
34,000
59 KBLX-FM (Adult Contemporary) www.kblx.com (Inner City Broadcasting Corp.)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
33,900
60 CING-FM (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.energyradio.ca Activate.net 33,700
61 Global Media - Innercity Soul (Rhythm & Blues) http://player.globalmedia.com (Global Media)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
33,500
62 NetRadio - Blues (Rhythm & Blues) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
33,100
63 NetRadio - Baroque and Before (Classical) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
32,200
63 Texas Rebel Radio - KFAN(Album Adult Alternative) www.texasrebelradio.com (Fritz Broadcasting)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
32,200
65 WJR-AM (News Talk Information) www.760wjr.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
31,500
66 NetRadio - Power Hits (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
31,300
67 Beta Lounge (Alternative) www.betalounge.com (Network Syndicate) Beta Lounge 31,000
68 ABC Zone 105 (Alternative) www.zone105.com (ABC Radio)
RealBroadcast Networks
30,900
69 KCDU-FM (Modern Adult Contemporary) www.cd93.com (New Wave Broadcasting LP)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
30,700
70 CKWW-AM (Oldies) www.580ckww.com (CHUM Group)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
30,400
71 NetRadio - New Wave (Alternative) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
28,300
72 CKIK-FM (Contemporary Hit Radio) www.power107.com
Activate.net
28,100
73 WBLS-FM (Urban Contemporary) www.wbls.com (Inner City Broadcasting Corp)
GlobalMedia, RealBroadcast Networks
27,900
74 NetRadio - Big Band(Nostalgia) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
27,600
75 NetRadio - Teen Scene(Contemporary Hit Radio) www.netradio.com (NetRadio)
Akamai, iBEAM Broadcasting
27,500

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