On 2008-09-24 13:10:40 -0500, 4phun <email@example.com> said:
> iPhone users get BBC radio downloads
> By James Sherwood
> 24th September 2008 13:21 GMT
> The BBC has confirmed that its radio programmes can now be accessed on-
> demand through the iPhone and iPod Touch.
> Radio fans can listen to radio shows up to seven days after they were
> broadcast. Shows come in MP3 format and are compressed to 128kb/s.
> Mark Friend of the BBC said in offcial blog that punters must download
> the shows through iPlayer and over a Wi-Fi connection, but there was
> no specific mention made to the iPhone 3G.
> Friend added that the availability of BBC radio shows on-demand to
> iPhone and iPod Touch users is thanks to the organisation’s “future
> media teams,” who’ve adapted audio formats to suit the Apple devices.
> It was also mentioned that the BBC plans to start rolling out radio on-
> demand to other portable devices soon, but exactly which devices
> hasn't been mentioned.
This is good news, but Auntie needs to let us in the colonies "listen
again" as well. I can live without TV content, but I really would like
to get radio like I can now on my computer or my wifi radio.
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