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Radioplayer Canada debuts mobile radio app
Radioplayer Canada of Toronto has launched a mobile application that allows users to listen to streaming audio from approximately 400 Canadian radio stations. The free app is available for Android and Apple devices, as well as desktop computers. Is incorporates a search function and recommendations based on listening history, geographical location and crowd-sourced trending.
Just before the release of the application, CBC/Radio-Canada announced that its properties CBC Radio One, CBC Radio Two, ICI Radio-Canada Première and ICI Musique would also be available through the app.
Additional broadcasters participating in the service include Bayshore Broadcasting, Blackburn Radio, Blackgold Radio, Byrnes Communications, CAB-K Broadcasting, Central Ontario Broadcasting, Clear Sky Radio, Cogeco Media, Corus Entertainment, Durham Radio, Fabmar Communications, Golden West Broadcasting, Harvard Broadcasting, Larche Communications, Newcap Radio, the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Rogers Media, Rawlco Radio, RNC Media, Saskatoon Media Group, Vista Radio, and Westman Communications Group. Also participating are the member stations of the National Campus and Community Radio Association.
"The way Canadians listen to radio is changing, and we're changing with them," said Julie Adam, senior vice-president of Rogers Radio and a spokesperson for the consortium. "Radioplayer gives our listeners access to their favourite local stations and allows them to discover others across the country like never before. With access on mobile devices and desktop, tuning to your favourite station has never been easier."
Radioplayer Canada is a division of Radioplayer Worldwide of the United Kingdom.