KXXO AM and KMOD FM in Tulsa were acquired under the name "San Antonio Broadcasting" (same as KEEZ). Congress relaxed radio ownership rules slightly, allowing the company to acquire more than 2 stations per market.
(formerly Clear Channel Communications, Inc.), a company founded by Lowry Mays and B. "Red" Mc Combs in 1972, and later taken private by Bain Capital, LLC and Thomas H. As a result of this buyout, Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
began to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of CC Media Holdings, Inc. specializes in radio broadcasting through division i Heart Media (sans "Inc." suffix; formerly Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Clear Channel Radio, et al.) and subsidiary i Heart Media and Entertainment, Inc.
Additionally, the company leases two channels on Sirius XM Satellite Radio, and has expanded its online presence through the i Heart Radio platform. also specializes in outdoor advertising through subsidiary Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
The name "Clear Channel" came from AM broadcasting, referring to a channel (frequency) on which only one station transmits. S., clear-channel stations have exclusive rights to their frequencies throughout most of the continent at night, when AM signals travel far due to skywave.
(formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.) is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
It is the holding company of i Heart Communications, Inc.
The company's new name is intended to reflect its growing digital business.
Various media outlets, including Bloomberg News, Reuters, Radio Ink, and i Heart Media's hometown newspaper the San Antonio Express-News, claim that either bankruptcy or a major restructuring is likely, and may come as early as 2016.Clear Channel Communications purchased its first FM station in San Antonio in 1972.