Radioplayer adds two extra desktop apps

Radioplayer has added two extra ways to listen – a PC/Mac based desktop widget and a Chrome browser extension.

The developments come as the online player celebrates 300 stations now signed up to to subscription-based service.

Radioplayer has grown from 157 stations at launch in March this year, to 6.7 million regular users** across hundreds of commercial, BBC, student and community stations.

You can download the new apps now at

Michael Hill, Managing Director of Radioplayer said: “These new apps will help even more people discover the awesome range of UK radio. 300 stations, one simple click away, is an achievement we could only dream about this time last year.”

The Radioplayer partnership, backed by the BBC, Global, GMG Radio, Absolute, and RadioCentre, is aimed at growing digital listening by simplifying the way radio works on connected devices. Recent RAJAR listening figures for Q3 2011 show a 32% increase in online listening hours year-on-year.

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 6:39 am by RadioToday UK

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