iHeartRadio Is Now Available in México

Live broadcast and streaming stations across México and the U.S., plus podcasts now available on one platform throughout México

NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY (October 29, 2018) – Grupo ACIR, a Mexican leader in broadcasting for more than 50 years, and iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, today announced an exclusive partnership that will bring iHeartRadio, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service, as well as offer listeners and fans across México access to iHeartMedia’s roster of incredibly successful, internationally recognized iHeartRadio branded events. iHeartRadio México is available now in beta, with the official launch Nov. 3 at the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina. Listeners can download the app via Apple App Store or Google Play Store and listen online at iHeart.com.

iHeartRadio México will include all 56 Grupo ACIR and 850 iHeartMedia live broadcast radio stations from across México and the U.S. showcasing an unparalleled amount of music, news/talk, comedy and sports content. Listeners will also enjoy all of iHeartMedia’s exclusive digital-only iHeartRadio Original stations spanning all genres of music including popular stations like On The Move w/Enrique SantosiHeart80s Radioand more, as well as Grupo ACIR’s own offer of digital-only stations featuring the most popular genres in México.

Users will also have access to the top English and Spanish language podcasts and on-air personalities everywhere they are on the devices they use most. 

“We are excited to expand our partnership with Grupo ACIR to launch iHeartRadio México and now make iHeartRadio available across all of North America,” said Darren Davis, President of iHeartRadio and iHeartMedia Networks Group. “To extend iHeartRadio’s footprint across México allows us to expand our brand and reach to even more listeners globally.”  

“This partnership will allow us to better connect with our audience by delivering an incredible free music listening experience and providing amazing technology to our users and partners,” said Antonio Ibarra, CEO of Grupo ACIR. “Our advertisers will also benefit from new comprehensive digital tools to reach their consumers more efficiently.”

To celebrate the launch of iHeartRadio México, Grupo ACIR will award a lucky music fan a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience at the fifth annual iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina in Miami on November 3.  Hosted by Enrique Santos, the mega-concert will celebrate the best in Latin music with performances by Pitbull, Nicky Jam, Steve Aoki, Farruko, Nacho, Becky G and Zion and Lennox, Manuel Turizo, Mau & Ricky and Corazón Latino honoree Marc Anthony. 

Grupo ACIR is recognized as the most prestigious radio company in México, featuring some of the country’s top radio brands, such as Amor, Mix, and La Comadre.

iHeartRadio is currently available across the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada and now México. The all-in-one digital service has more than 121 million registered users, has been downloaded more than two billion times and is available on more than 250 devices spanning digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs, gaming consoles and more. Visit iHeartRadio.com to start listening. 

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.