Radio & Television

Luminate announces Mediabase partnership, phase out of BDS

By Connie Thiessen DATA AND INSIGHTS provider Luminate has announced a partnership with Mediabase that will see the airplay monitoring service’s tracking data fuel its North American music charts, igniting a transition away from BDS. Effective this December, Luminate’s reporting on radio music activity in the U.S. and Canada will become the standard, with its Top40, Rhythmic, Mainstream Rock, Active Rock, Modern Rock, Triple A, Country, Oldies, AC, Hot AC, Urban, Urban AC, Smooth AC, Christian, Gospel and Latin charts, no longer competing with Billboard, whose charts were formerly fed by Luminate’s BDS service, which tracks radio, television and internet airplay of songs. With the announcement, Luminate has unveiled plans for...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.