Deezer Expands Its Offerings With New Features
October 29, 2015 at 2:57 PM (PT)
DEEZER announced the expansion of its audio offering with new features and the addition of over 20,000 new radio shows and podcasts worldwide. Listeners now have access to more than 40,000 programs as the service doubles the amount of radio and podcast content available in its library. New partners include TALKSPORT, BAYEROSCHER RUNDFUNK, FRANCE 24 and BRAINCAST. DEEZER will also be expanding its audio offering in five key markets, includijng GERMANY, BRAZIL, MEXICO, SPAIN and COLOMBIA.
DEEZER has added new features to the News & Entertainment section, creating a fully featured podcast listening experience. These include:
-- New offline mode - Download favorite shows and listen offline, anytime Wi-Fi or a data connection isn’t available (Premium+ and mobile only).
-- Create and manage playlists - Listen to the latest episodes of shows in your library sequentially as a playlist.
-- Social sharing - Share favorite podcasts with friends on DEEZER or via social media, including TWITTER and FACEBOOK.
This new global offering follows the launch of DEEZER TALK in MAY in the UK, FRANCE and SWEDEN. DEEZER acquired the leading radio and podcast app STITCHER at the end of last year.
“Users today want more than just music," DEEZER Chief Content/Product Officer ALEXANDER HOLLAND said. "They want to be entertained, informed and discover new content to match their individual taste. We are meeting the needs of our listeners with an on-demand audio service that covers the best in news, entertainment and sport programming.”