BBC iPlayer Radio Android App Now Available For Download


BBC has launched its iPlayer Radio Android App and its now available from the Play Store. According to reviews its believed that Android App is much better than iPlayer Radio’s iOS App. BBC initially quoted about Android App in October last year during iOS App Launch and now it has finally landed on Android after 6 months.

BBC iPlayer Radio Android App

Developers have tweaked it in order to make it compatible with Tablets also and UI has also been changed (in comparison with iOS App) to better suit the Android user. With the app you can access High Quality Live Stream and on demand radio. BBC said, “Using HLS has a number of benefits including the ability to efficiently access high quality live and on-demand audio whilst allowing you to continue to use other apps on your device at the same time, and allows us to develop exciting new features in the future.”

BBC iPlayer Radio features:

  • Take BBC Radio with you wherever you go
  • Listen to live radio from all the BBC’s UK radio stations over Wi-Fi and mobile networks
  • Quickly switch between stations with a simple radio tuner dial
  • See what’s on-air across all stations via the Full Programme Guide
  • Listen to on-demand programmes from the past 7 days
  • See the currently playing track on music stations
  • Find out what music and guests featured in on-demand programmes
  • Set an alarm to wake up to your favourite station
  • Set alerts for upcoming programmes
  • Watch video clips including music sessions
  • Find hundreds of BBC Podcasts to listen to
  • Browse programmes by Schedule, Category, Featured and Most Popular
  • Listen in the background or in standby, with quick access to what’s playing via the notifications panel

According to company, Soon it will be available on Amazon App Store also. Well its already available on Play Store and you download it by hitting the Play Store link below.

Source: Play Store

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