BBC Sounds surround: Bob Shennan talks radio app rollout

Andre Paine

Bob Shennan, director, BBC Radio and Music, has told Music Week that the BBC Sounds app can be “transformational” for radio listening.

BBC Sounds offers a ‘one-tap’ listening experience for live and on-demand radio, music and podcasts. It will receive a major marketing push as exclusive content is rolled out this week.

Shennan noted that the smartphone has become a “powerful platform” for broadcasters and DSPs. RAJAR’s Q3 figures show that 36% of under-25s listen to live radio via a ...

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