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Arbitron hopes to obtain or retain (depending on the market) MRC accreditation by working with the PPMC.
After first ordering Spanish Broadcast System to encode its station with the Arbitron PPM, a court review allows SBS to cease encoding.
The 18-34 demos surpassed the company's sample size benchmarks.
The order requires SBS to encode nine stations with the PPM until Feb. 16, 2010.
The PPM data will now be updated within five days after the measured week for subscribers of the Audience Reaction service.
Minneapolis-St. Paul is approved, but 20 other markets are not.
Pierre Bouvard will lead the cross-platform sales and product development, and Carol Hanley has been promoted to elevated to chief sales officer.
With IP, dial-up, multi-level multi-user, lots of channel capacity, graphic user interface and graphic programming, the Audemat Relio was just what KUT Radio was looking for in a remote control.
BBM Canada is a not-for-profit industry organization that supplies radio and television audience ratings services to Canadian advertisers.
The upgrade adds new functions such as channel identification in 5.1 surround signals, and implementation of current ITU loudness-measuring specifications for single and summed signals.
There are a number of radio veterans questioning PPM's accuracy because listenership reports have frequently been quite different from those of the diary system. The technical design of the PPM system is explored to help explain the system.
Tim Diehl gives the Microgen TS9080 100 percent thumbs up. It is an outstanding test tool and a must for serious engineers.
According to House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, "The advertising revenues and viability of minority-owned radio stations depends on an accurate measurement of their audience ratings."
In addition, the April and May PPM survey months, which Arbitron had previously released as pre-currency information, are now designated as currency data.
The ratings company is preparing for a possible inquiry from the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The service will use the PPM to measure away-from-home television audience viewing.
Looking back at Wireworks 1970s beginnings.
The inquiry focuses on questions raised about the metering service's ability to accurately track minority radio listeners.
While there is variation in metrics and milestones based on particulars of the local market environments, all of Arbitron PPM customers are in the process of receiving enhancements to the PPM methodology in four key areas: Cell-phone-only sampling, address-based sampling, in-tab compliance rates and response metrics (Sample Performance Indicator or SPI).
In this review, Doug Irwin rates the DM500 as very useful around the radio station facility.
Under the agreement, Arbitron will take several steps to more reliably represent all segments of radio listeners, particularly younger and minority listeners.
Accredited monthly PPM data in Riverside is based on landline and cell-phone-only households.
The Dec. 2008 survey shows that Black, Hispanic and Spanish-Dominant samples exceed targets, which helps Arbitron in the argument about the PPM not accurately report minority groups.
Dallas-Ft. Worth; Atlanta; Washington, DC; and Detroit bring total of electronically measured radio markets to 14.