Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) today announced that the
Media Rating Council ® Inc. (MRC) has accredited the radio average-quarter-hour monthly
ratings data produced by the Portable People MeterTM (PPM ®) ratings service in five
additional markets: Los Angeles, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Baltimore, Riverside-
San Bernardino, and San Antonio.
Three of the markets”“Los Angeles, Baltimore and San Antonio”“are being granted MRC
accreditation for the first time.
Two markets”“Riverside-San Bernardino and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater”“ are