Canadian Broadcasters Choose RadioPlayer As Official Digital Streaming Service
September 28, 2016 at 4:35 AM (PT)
A free app is on the way that will give CANADIAN radio listeners access to nearly every style of music, news, talk, and entertainment content from close to 500 stations on any connected device, at any time of day, from anywhere.
RADIOPLAYER, a U.K.-based digital radio streaming service, has joined forces with CANADA’s leading radio broadcasters to bring CANADIANS free, accessible digital radio on any connected device. Launching later this year, RADIOPLAYER will allow CANADIANS immediate access to stations powered by 15 CANADIAN radio broadcasters. Launch date to be announced in the coming weeks.
“I am extremely pleased that the majority of CANADIAN radio broadcasters have come together to bring this innovative offering to its listeners,” said NEWCAP RADIO COO and Chair of the CEO RADIO COUNCIL IAN LURIE. “RADIOPLAYER occupies a unique position in EUROPE, and its expansion into CANADA represents a milestone for the platform in NORTH AMERICA.”
“The way CANADIANS listen to radio is changing, and we’re changing with them,” said ROGERS RADIO SVP JULIE ADAM. “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, turning the dial to your favourite stations has never been easier.”