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Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSECCO), is a company controlled by Clear Channel Communications and is one of the world's largest outdoor advertising corporations. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and has operations in six of the seven continents.

The company offers advertising on traditional and non-traditional advertising mediums. This includes billboard advertising, posters, street furniture, mall/retail advertising, airport advertising, mobile/transit advertising and spectacular advertising locations such as Times Square in New York City.

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History

They are also the oldest outdoor advertising company in the United States as their roots trace back to the three companies that merged into the current incarnation: Foster & Kleiser (1901-1986), Patrick Media Outdoor (1986-1995) and Eller Media Company (1959-1997). F&K changed their name to Patrick after Metromedia sold the company which in turn was acquired by Eller in 1995. It would change its name to Clear Channel Outdoor in 2001 after the company acquired it.

Along the way the company acquired the following:

Universal Outdoor (Naegele, Derse)

Paxton Outdoor

Ackerley Media

Badger Outdoor

ABC Outdoor

Hansen Outdoor

Divisions

  • Clear Channel Outdoor

-Outdoor billboards

-Posters/Print

-Bus/Transit busboards

An "Adshel" bus shelter poster
  • Clear Channel Adshel

-Ads for bus shelters

  • Clear Channel Airports

-Ads/posters located at major airports

  • Clear Channel Malls

-Advertisting/posters for major shopping centers

  • Clear Channel Spectacolor

-Specializing in "living" billboards; locations include New York City Subway entrances and Toronto's Yonge Street.

  • Clear Channel Taxi Media

-Taxicab advertising

See also

And rival outdoor advertising companies:

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