radio

BLOOMBERG LAUNCHES RADIO iPHONE APP

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:00am

Bloomberg earlier Bloomberg's mobile appsthis week announced the launch of its Bloomberg Radio+ app for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Users can stream Bloomberg Radio 24/7 via the app, listen to on-demand podcasts, view "real-time charts, get the latest market information and news, and access guest bios," says Bloomberg.

Writes Audio4Cast's Jennifer Lane: "It is a good example of the way a radio app can become so much more on a mobile device…[the app] is a big value proposition for listeners -- and a smart move for Bloomberg." You can find Lane's coverage here and Bloomberg's press release here.

BBC EXPLAINS HOW THEY "REINVENTED" TWO RADIO WEBSITES

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 12:00pm

A new post from BBC's new Radio1 websitethe BBC's Internet Blog details how they "re-invented" the Radio 1 and 1Xtra homepages following three principles: "They need to be as live as radio, content should be immediately and easily accessible and they should cater to your personal tastes."

UK'S RADIOPLAYER GATHERED 6.7m VISITORS IN AUGUST

Monday, September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

The UK'sRadioplayer all-in-one web radio platform Radioplayer says it attracted 6.7 million unique visitors in August. MediaWeek has more coverage here.

DAR.FM NOW SENDS RADIO RECORDINGS TO APPLE, ANDROID, BLACKBERRY DEVICES

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 12:00pm

DVR-like radio recording web DAR.fmservice DAR.fm (from entrepeneur Michael Robertson) now offers users the ability to download their recorded shows to their Apple, Android or BlackBerry mobile devices.

RADIOPLAYER REACHED OVER 15% OF UK WEB USERS, SAYS CRIDLAND

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 12:00pm

The UK’s all-in-one Internet radio platform Radioplayer attracted 5.7 million unique users in May and generated 22.5 million listening sessions. That comes down to about 3.95 session starts per unique user.

CUSTOMIZABLE ARTIST-BASED RADIO FEATURES INCLUDED IN SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES' NEW FREE OFFERINGS

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 12:00pm

On-demand music services MOG and Rdio made headlines this week for launching limited free versions to users, much like Spotify.

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