Phoenix, Ariz.– June 3, 2019 — iHeartRadio and Surf Media, Inc. are partnering to bring iHeartRadio’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service to rideshare passengers as the exclusive audio service on Surf tablets.
Beginning today, passengers who ride in a Lyft or Uber car that has a Surf rideshare entertainment tablet can choose from iHeartRadio’s expansive selection of live radio, custom Artist Radio stations, free playlists and podcasts. This partnership will continue Surf’s objective to bring choice to rideshare passengers in the form of quality entertainment experiences.
“We feel proud to partner with a leading global media and entertainment provider,” said Eli Chmouni, CEO and founder of Surf. “iHeartMedia and Surf’s partnership not only improves the rideshare experience for passengers across the country, but also establishes Surf as the top rideshare entertainment and media platform.”
“iHeartRadio is the all-in-one app for all things audio and we are excited to partner with Surf Media to offer our broad array of content and programming to their users’ rideshare experience,” said Michele Laven, President of Strategic Partnerships Group for iHeartMedia. “Whether it’s listening to your favorite podcast or streaming your music or any radio station across the country, iHeartRadio provides listeners with a seamless, easy-to-use experience and we are always committed to making it available on every device and platform they expect it.”
Surf tablets are found in rideshare cars across Phoenix, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Denver, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami and San Diego.
Surf is a media distribution platform that places interactive tablets in rideshare vehicles for the entertainment of passengers and the promotion of businesses and brands. In addition to high-quality, curated content, entertaining videos, movie trailers and music, Surf tablets connect passengers to the best local businesses in their area. Visit ridewithsurf.com for more information.
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including more than 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.