Digital Audio story of the week
AudioBoom to be content partner for Google Play’s podcasts
AudioBoom announced that it will be one of the content providers for Google Play’s upcoming podcast section. For UK-based audioBoom, the U.S. distribution could be helpful in building awareness of its top-flight on-demand audio content.
18 radio stations confirmed for new DAB multiplex
Sound Digital has confirmed the full line-up for the new national DAB multiplex, and the official switch-on date.
18 radio stations will be included on the new platform when it is officially turned on, on February 29th 2016. Three of them will be broadcasting in DAB+ – Fun Kids, Jazz FM and a new service called Magic Chilled from Bauer.
Jamie and Emma go national on Heart extra
Jamie Theakston and Emma Bunton will head the line-up on a new national DAB station this month from Global. Heart extra, to be broadcast on D1, will launch on February 29th and include Jenni Falconer, Mark Wright and Jason Donovan on the schedule as well.
Schedule for the new talkRADIO revealed
talkRADIO will launch on Monday 21st March 2016, with Paul Ross, Sam Delaney, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Iain Lee and George Galloway on the schedule.