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Entercom

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Entercom

One of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with over 100 stations in 23 US markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento, and Kansas City add

Category: Business (999)

Founded in 1968.

Countries: United States (58%), Canada (17%), Japan (8%)

Main connections: CBS Radio, TuneIn, CBS

Linked to: Public company, Stephens Media Group, The Walt Disney Company, Entercom

 

Timeline


 

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1968

Joseph M. Field founded Entercom in 1968, on the conviction that FM broadcasting, in its infancy, would surpass AM broadcasting as the leading aural medium add something


1990

During the 1990s, the Federal Communications Commission's regulations on the ownership of multiple radio stations were eased, beginning with the introduction of duopoly rules, which allowed a company to own two stations in each radio band add something


2005

He served as Chairman of the Radio Board of the National Association of Broadcasters from 2005 to 2007 add something


2006

He was named 2006 Radio Executive of the Year by "Radio Ink Magazine", and one of the Best CEOs in America by "Institutional Investor Magazine" in 2006, 2007, and 2008 add something

 

On August 21, 2006, Entercom agreed to buy 15 stations from CBS Radio add something


2007

On January 12, 2007, Entercom's Sacramento-area station KDND hosted a water-drinking contest promoted as "Hold Your Wee for a Wii", in which one of the popular Nintendo video game consoles would be awarded to whichever contestant could drink the most water without urinating or vomiting add something


2011

It was reported that Entercom attempted to purchase Citadel Broadcasting in February 2011 add something


2012

As of 2012, Entercom operates over 100 stations in 23 markets across the United States of America add something

 

Lyndon Byers - It was announced on September 6th, 2012 during a live broadcast of "The Hill-Man Morning Show" that Byers could not come to terms on a new contract with WAAF's parent corporation, Entercom, and he would no longer be co-host on the long running show

 

Lyndon Byers - It was announced on September 6, 2012 during a live broadcast of "The Hill-Man Morning Show" that Byers could not come to terms on a new contract with WAAF's parent corporation, Entercom, and he would no longer be co-host on the long running show


2013

On August 2, 2013, Internet streaming of all Entercom music stations was blocked to users outside of the United States and Canada, except for those at overseas military bases add something


2015

Entercom expected the Bonneville transaction to close by the fourth quarter of 2015, and it occurred on November 24, 2015 add something


2017

On February 2, 2017, Entercom announced that it had agreed to merge with CBS Radio add something

 

Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania - Bala Cynwyd is the corporate home of Entercom Communications Corporation, which is poised to be the second largest owner of radio stations in the United States, following its announcement of a merger with CBS Radio February 2, 2017

 

CBS Radio - On February 2, 2017, CBS Radio announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Entercom, currently the fourth-largest radio broadcaster in the United_States; the sale will be conducted using a Reverse Morris Trust so that it will be tax-free

 

CBS Radio - While the company announced its intent to perform an initial public offering, CBS Corporation instead announced on February 2, 2017 that it had agreed to sell its radio division to Entercom

 

On September 26, 2017, Entercom announced a divestment of three stations to the Educational Media Foundation in accordance with FCC regulations pending its merger with CBS Radio add something

 

On October 10, 2017, Entercom announced several more stations slated for divestment in San Fransisco, Seattle, Boston, and Sacramento add something

 

On November 1, 2017, Entercom announced a settlement with the Department of Justice, which allowed their merger with CBS Radio add something

 

On November 9, 2017, the FCC gave the final approval needed for the Entercom merger by granting two 6-month waivers for market station limits in Miami and San Francisco add something

 

The merger occurred at midnight on November 17, 2017 add something

 

CBS - On November 17, 2017 CBS Radio was sold to Entercom becoming the last of the original Big Four radio network to be owned by its founding company


2018

Philadelphia Phillies - As of 2018, the Phillies' flagship radio stations is WIP-FM , formerly owned by CBS Radio but since November 2017, owned by Philadelphia-area company Entercom

 

San Diego Padres - As of the 2018 season, Padres radio broadcasts in English are carried by 97,3 KEGY, after having previously been carried by sister station KBZT upon the acquisition of the radio rights by Entercom in 2017

 

Chicago Bulls - The team's games are broadcast on Entercom's WSCR as of February 3, 2018

 

On June 25, 2018, Entercom announced that it would remove its stations' online streams from the TuneIn mobile app add something

 

TuneIn - On June 25, 2018, Entercom announced that it would remove its stations' online streams from TuneIn


2019

On February 13, 2019, Entercom and Cumulus has announced that they will be swapping radio stations add something