Digital Audio World

Musings and information on podcasting, digital audio, online streaming audio and home studio recording from Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon of

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Podcast Downloads: Now There's the Real Surge

Like the soldier surge in Iraq, which went largely unnoticed in mainstream media, so goes the podcast download surge. Nonetheless, Wizzard Media claims to have set a new podcast download record recently. Details posted by Jason Lee Miller on Web Pro News:

Podcast Downloads Set New Record: WebProNews

Daily download requests average 2.3 million for Wizzard Media, which last year combined the services of Libsyn, Switchpod and Blast Podcast. As a result, Wizzard claims the disctinction of being the "largest podcast hosting network on the planet."

A quick scan of their website at shows nothing much at the moment except the following statement:

This is Wizzard. We are a new media company. While we build our new site, please enjoy some of these great shows.