While Apple recognizes the best and most popular podcasts via the Apple Podcasts’ editorial team, Spotify’s annual Wrapped feature is more data-driven and based on actual streams.
Podcasters are perceived as being authentic, accessible, and trustworthy in India, and for most millennials and Gen Zs, podcast hosts “sometimes feel like a friend.”
Luminary has partnered with Times Bridge to bring its premium audio experience to Indian consumers. Times Bridge will enable Luminary to launch, scale and expand its reach in India.
Spotify has launched its Sound Up initiative in India with an aim to bring more female talent into the country’s growing audio ecosystem.
Apple Podcasts Subscriptions offers a new way for publishers, independent creators, and media businesses to monetize their podcasts beyond advertising.
TED is one of the top podcast publishers in the world – TED podcasts get 1.65 million downloads per day across the world.
PodLP was the first podcast app for KaiOS, and is also available for JioPhone, the affordable smart feature phone in India.
Red FM, one of India’s largest private radio networks, has announced its partnership with Triton Digital to power the delivery and monetization of podcasts.
Amazon has announced that the company is acquiring Wondery, a major independent podcast creator and producer.
After the Obamas, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, are next in line for their own Spotify-exclusive podcasts.