BBC Brings 'HD Sound' To Radio 3
December 13, 2010 at 7:26 AM (PT)
The BBC has will expand its "HD Sound" "extra high-quality audio stream" standard to its Classical BBC RADIO 3 stream on TUESDAY (12/14). The network tested the higher-bit rate streaming technology during this year's BBC PROMS.
RADIO 3 Controller ROGER WRIGHT said, "It's wonderful that RADIO 3 listeners can now experience all our programmes in even better sound quality when listening online. I hope as many people as possible take the opportunity to experience our Mozart season in the NEW YEAR and our CHRISTMAS output including the KING'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE Nine Lessons and Carols service and carols from the BBC SINGERS and enjoy the enhanced audio quality of HD Sound."
TIM DAVIE, Director of BBC Audio and Music, added, "We are excited to be driving innovation in the radio industry. I expect RADIO 3 to the be first of an overall industry drive to keep improving the quality of audio for listeners."