The radio streaming service Radionomy has confirmed that it has purchased Winamp and Shoutcast Radio for an undisclosed sum from AOL, in a bid to expand its music streaming offering.
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Now the company has Shoutcast, its list of online radio stations just shot from around 7,000 to more than 60,000, massively expanding its horizons and ambitions – particularly in the US market. It also has plans to launch new products based around the Winamp acquisition, but didn’t reveal any firm time scales. According to a report from Belgian newspaper De Tijd, Radionomy wants to capitalise on the ongoing support for Winamp and, by April, release new Winamp iOS and Android apps to provide a full multi-device experience.
➤ Radionomy Acquires Winamp and Shoutcast from AOL; Announces Plans for Products [Press release] // Brussels startup strikes double blow with AOL [De Tijd via Tech EU]