Spotify available on Xbox One, BBC to turn of 13 transmitters in 2018 and Key 103’s Gemma Atkinson to take part in Strictly Come Dancing

Aug 2017  Radio News

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Spotify is now available on the Xbox One

Spotify for Xbox One is available for free and premium users, and it supports Spotify Connect, so you can log into the app using your phone and control playback and volume all from other devices.
It also includes access to gaming playlists and your own personal playlists. Spotify will run in the background on Xbox One, allowing gamers to play music during games and control feedback and volume from the Xbox One guide or a separate device

The Verge

Industry News Stories

Are podcasts changing advertising?

The last few years has seen an explosion in both the number of people and the number of podcasts available. Ruth Fitzsimons from AudioBoom talks about how UK brands are using podcasts to promote themselves.

Marketing Tech News

BBC to turn off 13 medium wave transmitters

Ten BBC local radio stations will lose at least one AM transmitter in January 2018 as part of the BBC’s Delivering Quality First plan.
BBC Radio Sussex, Surrey, Humberside, Wiltshire, Nottingham, Kent, and Lincolnshire will no longer be accessible on medium wave, whilst BBC Radio Devon, Radio Lancashire and BBC Essex will reduce their frequencies.

Radio Today

Key 103’s Gemma Atkinson lined-up for Strictly

Key 103 breakfast co-presenter Gemma Atkinson will be taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Radio Today

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