Launched in 2003, RadioWave is the first and only airplay monitoring system designed specifically for radio stations streaming over the Internet, and is the leading information provider on music played over streaming broadcasts.
RadioWave uses custom-built monitoring technology that provides on-the-air music detection services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It is currently compatible with all major radio groups, including:
RadioWave monitors and reports popularity of titles across our Internet radio panel in 9 major formats, including Adult Hits, Alternative Rock, CHR/Latin, CHR/Pop, CHR/Rhythmic, Christian, Country, Jazz/Fusion, Rock/Active Rock.
RadioWave captures and records more than 4,000,000 titles each week, from more than 2,500 monitored Internet broadcasts. Subscribers receive access to more than two-dozen RadioWave charts and statistics, updated both daily and weekly. RadioWave’s official charts are published each Friday using data from its most recent Friday through Thursday monitoring period.
Using RadioWave, subscribers can track which songs are the most popular in all major formats, what titles are receiving top spin increases, and which titles are receiving the most adds.
In addition to providing monitoring and airplay reporting for streaming Internet stations, RadioWave also employs its powerful monitoring technology to assist artists in determining who’s playing their tracks, when and how often. RadioWave provides daily stats to artists which breaks down their number of spins on each station and provides daypart information. RadioWave has also partnered with Mediaguide, which offers the most accurate and powerful
terrestrial monitor available, across a 2,600-station monitored broadcast.