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RAB Revenue Releases


In keeping with revenue reporting schedules of other media and marketer organizations, effective 2015, the Radio Advertising Bureau joined by replacing quarterly revenue reporting and issuing bi-annual Revenue Reports for First-Half 2015 and Year End 2015.

Below, you'll find links to the latest releases concerning Radio revenue. Scroll down to see past releases. To view a release, simply click on the link. If you have any questions, please email revenuereport@rab.com or call 212-681-7200.

Annual Radio Revenue Trends

Below find Radio's annual revenue history. Numbers are in millions. If you have any questions, please email revenuereport@rab.com or call 212-681-7200.

Radio Revenue Sector Definitions

  • Spot - Revenue generated from traditional (on-air) primary, HD2 or HD3 channel, block programming,  :60, :30 and shorter length spots on radio stations on a market-by-market basis including "unwired rep networks"
  • Digital - All revenue derived from the website including: banner ads, tile ads, pop-up ads, takeovers, Internet/Web Streaming and dedicated streaming advertising, video/display ads, social media derived revenue, ecommerce and revenue received from auction certificates/discount couponing as well as text/email messaging, other mobile media, revenue from web-affiliate relationships, application/web development and Search Engine Marketing.
  • Network - Revenue generated by traditional (on-air) wired and traffic networks
  • Off-Air / Non-Spot / Non-Traditional Revenue - Revenue generated from and related to gate receipts, signage, concessions, sponsorships, merchandising and print activities.

Definitions effective 2015 (Source: Miller Kaplan Arase LLP)

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 |2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

08/28/15 Radio at the Half Mirrors 2014 Comps

Off-Air Shows Significant Growth as Digital Also Continues Upward Pace