Libsyn was on the forefront of the podcast trend when it was founded in 2004, launching the first Podcast Service Provider (Host), offering storage, bandwidth and RSS creation tools. Today, Libsyn is a worldwide leader of podcast hosting, distribution and monetization. Hosting over 28,000 podcast shows, Libsyn delivered 3.3 billion podcast requests to audiences worldwide in 2015. The Libsyn brand has built a reputation for reliable service, world-class podcast statistics and exceptional customer service. This has allowed Libsyn to grow into one of the market leaders in the industry.
The Libsyn business has also experienced upward trends in the areas of podcast creation, consumption and audience growth. Podcast shows on the Libsyn platform increased to over 28,000 in 2015 from 22,000 in 2014 and 16,000 in 2013. This resulted in 2,572,295 active episodes in 2015 versus 2,145,840 in 2014 and 1,688,057 in 2013. Annual podcast download requests on the Libsyn platform exceeded 3.33 billion in 2015, up from 2.6 billion in 2014 and 1.9 billion in 2013. Additionally, the Libsyn network now reaches 55 million audience members monthly, an increase from 41 million in 2014 and 34 million in 2013.
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