BBC radio programmes are now available to download for free from the iPlayer app, and be kept on your device for 30 days.
BBC Radio 1 is extending its multimedia offerings by starting a dedicated video channel on BBC iPlayer.
Radio via the BBC iPlayer saw a record-breaking 74 million requests for audio last month, up three per cent on March figures.
The BBC Trust has approved proposals to enable downloads for BBC iPlayer Radio programmes, to commence 'at some point' in 2014.
The BBC iPlayer Radio is now available as an app on Android devices, with some additional features since the iOS version.
The BBC's iPlayer Radio app has been downloaded more than one million times since its launch just over two months ago.
Stats from the BBC's iPlayer show peak radio listening is during daytime hours at 12pm, rather than the traditional breakfast slot on FM.
Radio is at the heart of the BBC's latest release as iPlayer gets a dedicated radio version for PC and mobile.
The ability to download radio programmes to the iPhone from the BBC iPlayer is coming, the corporation says.