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RADIO.COM partners with Soundhound to offer voice-enabled accessibility

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Philadelphia PA, USA—Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, today announced a new partnership with SoundHound Inc., the leading innovator in voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, to make RADIO.COM, a leading digital audio and content platform, accessible via Houndify, SoundHound’s independent voice AI platform.

As part of the partnership, RADIO.COM will be included as a content domain within Houndify, and made available to partners across the automotive, retail, hospitality and telecom sectors. In the future, Houndify partners will have access to the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across its leading portfolio of over 230 stations, along with hundreds of affiliate stations, thousands of top podcasts, live and on-demand video, and premium content across local and national news, entertainment, music and sports in markets all across the U.S., hands-free thanks to Houndify’s broad ecosystem of voice-enabled domain partnerships.

“SoundHound is blazing a path for voice-enabled technology and we’re excited for our premium content to be accessible on their growing platform,” said David Rosenbloom, Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Entercom. “This strategic partnership will expand our voice function accessibility and most importantly provide a safe way for users to consume their favorite audio using Houndify’s ingenious conversational abilities.”

“Offering the highest quality voice-enabled content is a critical part of our overall mission,” said Kamyar Mohajer, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and International Expansion, SoundHound Inc. “We’re therefore thrilled to announce RADIO.COM as a Houndify Domain Partner and are looking forward to providing Houndify users with access to their vast network of radio stations just by using their voice.”

Houndify is an independent Voice AI platform that allows brands to create custom voice assistants that deliver results with unprecedented speed and accuracy. Leveraging proprietary Speech-to-Meaning® and Deep Meaning Understanding™ technologies, Houndify provides fast and accurate voice recognition and responses, as well as the ability to understand complex and compound queries using natural language.

RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 230 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Apple Music, Siri, and Samsung Bixby.

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