Grupo ACIR, a Mexican leader in broadcasting for more than 50 years, and iHeartMedia have announced an exclusive partnership that will bring iHeartRadio, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service, as well as offer listeners and fans across México access to iHeartMedia’s roster of incredibly successful, internationally recognized iHeartRadio branded events. iHeartRadio México is available now in beta, with the official launch Nov. 3 at the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina. Listeners can download the app via Apple App Store or Google Play Store and listen online at iHeart.com.
iHeartRadio México will include all 56 Grupo ACIR and 850 iHeartMedia live broadcast radio stations from across México and the U.S. showcasing an unparalleled amount of music, news/talk, comedy and sports content. Listeners will also enjoy all of iHeartMedia’s exclusive digital-only iHeartRadio Original stations spanning all genres of music including popular stations like On The Move w/Enrique Santos, iHeart80s Radioand more, as well as Grupo ACIR’s own offer of digital-only stations featuring the most popular genres in México. Users will also have access to the top English and Spanish language podcasts and on-air personalities everywhere they are on the devices they use most.
“We are excited to expand our partnership with Grupo ACIR to launch iHeartRadio México and now make iHeartRadio available across all of North America,” said Darren Davis, President of iHeartRadio and iHeartMedia Networks Group. “To extend iHeartRadio’s footprint across México allows us to expand our brand and reach to even more listeners globally.”
“This partnership will allow us to better connect with our audience by delivering an incredible free music listening experience and providing amazing technology to our users and partners,” said Antonio Ibarra, CEO of Grupo ACIR. “Our advertisers will also benefit from new comprehensive digital tools to reach their consumers more efficiently.”