ABC Adds 19 New Streaming Stations To Mobile App

The ABC has had radio streaming in its iPhone app since it launched, but the option just got a lot more appealing with the addition of 19 more stations: 10 metropolitan ABC Radio stations and nine channels from Radio Australia.

Before you ask: I checked with the ABC, and while there are no immediate plans to add a similar streaming facility to the Android app, the broadcaster is keeping a close eye on Android uptake in Australia and there will be more Android apps in the future.

As ever, this is an option more sensible used with a Wi-Fi connection than over 3G. The ABC app is a free download for iPhone and iPad users.

ABC [iTunes App Store]


Comments

    "The broadcaster is keeping a close eye on Android uptake in Australia and there will be more Android apps in the future."

    Pathetic... Android has outgrown iOS now in Australia. What's he keeping an eye on exactly? Apple.com??

    http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/smartphone-wars-android-topples-iphone-in-australia-20110818-1iz88.html

    Even when the abc hires people to code for android they end up screwing it royally. Just look at the epic fail abc election app that hit 0 and then would no longer work

    Not like Android is outselling IOS or anything is it.

    Check the android market. There is now an (unofficial) ABC News 24 app. Now hoping somone will make an app for android to easily watch iView

    Can those pathetic ABC types:

    Sack that appalling MACCA (who pretends to be a bushie but lives and works in Sydney)

    BUILD US A WORKING ANDROID APP (please)

    It's a bit ironic that the ABC has a policy of not even mentioning specific brand names on air, yet they write their apps for a single brand (Apple), while ignoring the generic OS (Android).

    All the stations should be in one app like traditional radio! i do not want to switch apps for different stations like these corporate greedy giants want us to.

    Beautiful Clock Radio is the best streaming radio app available, all my stations in one place. this segmenting of one app for each media giant is crazy!

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