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As podcast listening hits a new high, Spreaker goes free

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  • Podcast hosting company Spreaker is now free, claiming that it is “the first ever professional-level podcast platform” to be available at no cost. Features like unlimited storage and programmatic monetisation, previously only available in an enterprise package from the iHeart-owned platform, are now free for all podcast creators. The release describes existing free alternatives as “mediocre” and “very basic”. Here’s a deep-dive into their platform from Sounds Profitable.
    • Through its parent Voxnest, Spreaker’s technology powers some of the most prominent programmatic ad marketplaces in the podcasting industry. Itself, it is the #3 podcast host according to market share of new episodes; but its market share has declined from 8.4% a year ago to 5.4% last month.

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