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RAB Revenue Releases


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) :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, internet/web streaming and dedicated streaming advertising, e-commerce; text and email messaging, other mobile media, web-affiliate relationships (Spot). Also includes HD, HD 2 and HD 3 stations
  • 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 (Spot)

(Source: Miller, Kaplan, Arase & Co.,)

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 |2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

03/14/14 Network, Digital, Off-Air Shine as Radio Ends 2013 in the Black

Insurance, Healthcare, Professional Services Spending Surges in Q4
11/22/13 Radio’s Q3 Spending Up 1%
Communications/Cellular Posts Stellar Uptick in Spot

Digital Upward Trend Stays
08/16/13 Communications Tops for Radio Again in Q2, Up 27%
Retail, Professional Services Post Strong Gains

Digital Sector Continues to Shine
05/17/13 Communications, Financial Services and Retail Shine in Q1 2013

Radio’s Digital and Off-Air Sectors Post Solid Gains as Spot Levels Off