Motorola iRadio® Named Best Radio Service—Again—at 2006 Billboard Digital Entertainment, Media + Marketing Excellence Awards
Twice in a row, Motorola iRadio® sets the pace for innovation and user experience at the DEMMX awards hosted by Billboard® Magazine
SCHAUMBURG, Ill – 30 November 2006 – For the second consecutive year, Motorola, Inc (NYSE: MOT) iRadio® was named Best Radio Service at the 2006 Billboard Digital Entertainment, Media + Marketing Excellence Awards (DEMMX), held last evening in Los Angeles.
The award ceremony was part of the two-day Digital Entertainment, Media + Marketing Expo, hosted by Billboard® Magazine, Adweek, Brandweek, Mediaweek, and The Hollywood Reporter.
Motorola iRadio was recognized by an esteemed panel of judges from the entertainment and digital media industries. The service awarded “Best Radio Service (digital, Internet, satellite or other format) with respect to variety, innovation, and user experience.” Other finalists in this category included SIRIUS Satellite Radio and Yahoo!® Music.
“It is a true honor to receive the Best Radio Service award for the second year in a row,” said Mike Gaumond, vice president and general manager, Motorola Digital Media Services. “This recognition further solidifies iRadio’s position as a premiere radio service for consumers and re-affirms the tremendous value iRadio brings to listeners, artists, songwriters, and labels.”
The award comes just two weeks after Motorola iRadio was named “Best Mobile Music Service” at the 2006 Digital Music Conference, held November 16th – 17th in Miami.
Offering seamless playback of radio and personal digital music collections between the mobile phone, car stereo, and home stereo, Motorola iRadio provides the ultimate in music discovery and entertainment on the one device you’re never without – your mobile phone. The service offers over 600 channels of digital quality commercial-free music, and talk programs, covering virtually any genre, style, or topic.
For further information, please visit www.motorola.com/iradio.
About Motorola Labs Early Stage Accelerator
A unique technology commercialization engine, Motorola Lab’s Early Stage Accelerator (ESA) works across Motorola’s businesses to identify and accelerate commercialization of technologies into products and creates new revenue streams by monetizing intellectual property rights through licensing, Recent projects managed by the ESA that are now having impact on Motorola and the industry include iRadio, Broadband over Powerline, and Motorola Wireless Security Services.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering “must have” products, “must do” experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.8 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com.
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