Sky Sports News Radio is launching on Radioplayer tomorrow (Friday), joining almost 400 other UK radio stations on the platform.
The station is currently available on other sites including Football365, Sporting Life and TEAMtalk as well as the Sky Sports apps, the Sky Sports Score Centres and TuneIn.
Mark Chesworth, Managing Editor Sky Sports News Radio told RadioToday: “We’re delighted to be able to make our station more widely available on such a popular platform. We’re also excited about our new format which is optimised for sports fans who want to be brought up-to-speed quickly with the main sports stories. We guarantee our listeners that they’ll get the very best Sky Sports News interviews and analysis every 15 minutes.”
Michael Hill, Managing Director UK Radioplayer, said: “We’re really pleased to welcome Sky Sports News Radio to the Radioplayer family. We’re all about bringing great UK radio to more people, in easier ways. So we love it when new stations launch – especially when they’re from such a prestigious broadcaster. We look forward to showcasing Sky Sports News Radio in our apps and our desktop players, and getting even more people listening digitally to fantastic UK stations”.
Radioplayer is a not-for-profit organisation funded by the BBC, Global Radio, Absolute Radio and RadioCentre. Applications for being included in Radioplayer are only accepted from Ofcom-licensed stations.