Beginning this morning, Clear Channel is bringing five of its most popular stations in the country to a national audience—XM Satellite Radio.
Two radio stations in New York–WHTZ/Z100 and WLTW/Lite FM are now simulcast on XM.
WLTW, a perennial top-rated station in the Arbition PPM monthly surveys, can be heard on XM Channel 13. Z100, which is a regular Top 5 performer in the overall ratings, simulcasting on XM Channel 12.
“Clear Channel’s goal is to be wherever our listeners are with the content they want and expect, and that includes offering our top stations and formats on the satellite platform,” says John Hogan, president and CEO of Clear Channel Radio.
The company’s satellite venture replaces current Clear Channel programming on XM, although only one involves a change in format. The simulcasts will not be featured on Sirius Satellite Radio.
In addition to the new channels on XM, listeners can still find their favorite stations on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s digital radio service.