SOURCE: Abacast Inc.

Abacast Inc.

December 19, 2012 06:00 ET

KPLU Again Chooses Abacast to Power Their Streams

KPLU Will Use the Clarity® Digital Radio System for Online Radio Streaming, Media Player Hosting, Audience Metrics, and Royalty Reporting to Power Their News and Jazz Digital Radio Services

VANCOUVER, WA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Abacast, a provider of streaming and monetization software and services to the radio industry, announced that KPLU, and Jazz24, have re-signed with Abacast to use the Clarity® Digital Radio System for their digital radio offering.

Ranked as one of the top public radio stations in the nation, KPLU has been bringing award winning local and National Public Radio news, jazz, and blues to the Puget Sound region since 1966. Jazz24, their HD and online service, is a highly respected source of great jazz programming and followed nationwide. KPLU will be using specific components of the Clarity® Digital Radio System including hosting and streaming, the premier media player, audience metrics, and SoundExchange-compliant royalty reporting.

"Abacast's great support services have enabled us to offer high quality streams, and provide our listeners the best possible online experience with the KPLU brand," said Jennifer Strachan, Assistant General Manager of KPLU.

The Clartiy® Digital Radio System also provides third-party national ad sales partners, industry-standard audience measurement analytics, SoundExchange-compliant royalty reporting, high quality streams on its robust radio streaming network, and a rich media player including Facebook and Twitter integration, song ratings, and additional features to keep listeners engaged with the station.

"It's gratifying when a flagship customer such as KPLU re-signs to use our services," said Rob Green, Abacast CEO. "We're very pleased that KPLU values our digital radio services and has committed to continuing as an Abacast customer."

About Abacast (http://www.abacast.com)
Abacast is a digital radio service provider offering one of the most complete platforms of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast's digital radio services drive advertising revenue, build listener loyalty, grow audiences, and deliver top-quality user experiences. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and hundreds of millions of consumers.

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