Radio-enabled cellphones: A voluntary approach to public safety

Once again, some of our friends in Washington are misrepresenting NAB’s position regarding equipping and enabling FM chips in cellphones. To be clear, NAB supports the VOLUNTARY adoption of radio receivers in mobile devices. Doing so would allow wireless subscribers to access emergency information during a crisis, and on a device many always keep at … Continue reading Radio-enabled cellphones: A voluntary approach to public safety

Two Strategies, One Future

A lot has been said and written in recent days concerning the NAB Radio Board's vote supporting a multi-tiered proposal that could ultimately result in stations paying a limited performance fee for playing music. Ridiculous conspiracy theories have been proffered. Apocalyptic analogies have been suggested. The motives of NAB and its leadership have been questioned. … Continue reading Two Strategies, One Future

A fact-based response to the critics of radio-capable cell phones

The response from critics to NAB's support for the inclusion of radio receivers on mobile phone devices sold in the U.S has been predictable and follows a customary Washington tactic: Arguments against this pro-consumer feature have been long on exaggeration, rhetoric and factual inaccuracies. It's time to set the record straight. Radio's audience is GROWING. … Continue reading A fact-based response to the critics of radio-capable cell phones