LTB Podcast Network Acquired by BTC Media, Preparing for Relaunch
BTC Media, a leading information provider about digital currencies and blockchain technology, announced today that it has acquired The LTB Network, a consortium of podcast shows dedicated to Bitcoin, disruptive technologies and distributed ledgers.
The LTB Network will be added to BTC Media’s roster of publications, including Distributed, yBitcoin and Gongshitan, among others. Established in 2011, Bitcoin Magazine is a BTC Media publication.
The LTB Network will undergo a relaunch and rebranding later this year.
The LTB Network’s founder and editor-in-chief, Adam B. Levine, will stay on as the host of the network’s flagship “Let’s Talk Bitcoin!” podcast show and will serve on the network’s editorial board.
“Our goal has always been to showcase the disruptive ideas, people and projects that are leading innovation in digital currency,” Levine said. “This is a new opportunity to grow our audience and better serve our podcasters and writers by focusing more of our time on creating better content, not selling ads.”
Founded in 2014, The LTB Network has for years been the home to a distributed group of independent broadcasters and journalists working toward better understanding, exploring and explaining the phenomenon of digital currency.
“We are thrilled to add The LTB Network to our list of industry-leading information services,” said BTC Media’s CEO, David Bailey. “This strengthens our ability to help audiences stay ahead of trends in the digital currency space and implement best practices for their assets.”
BTC Media is the world’s largest information provider dedicated to digital currency and distributed ledger technology. It creates and distributes educational information, analysis and high-value informational resources for the space in the form of print publications, online resources and conferences.
“This change marks a vitally important mechanism for BTC Media to engage audiences worldwide,” Bailey said. “We are excited to expand the number of podcasts and place new focus on production value. We look forward to building on the foundation that Adam has established and taking it to the next level.”
The LTB Network has been a testbed of innovation with a proprietary content management system, token-controlled-access forums and more. It was the first to launch a rewards program using a digital currency, LTBCoin, which was awarded to content creators and audience members according to their “Proof of Participation” score.
Following the acquisition, LTBCoin holders will be given the chance to participate in a new “Proof of Existence 2.0” project, with details to be released later this year. The project shares The LTB Network’s spirit of exploration into disruptive technology. Details and updates can be found at po.et.
Disclaimer: Bitcoin Magazine is a publication of BTC Media.