'A disruptive monster is coming down the hill' - BBC bosses on Apple and other threats to radio

The transition to smartphones and the threat of streaming are two of the biggest challenges faced by traditional radio, according to two senior BBC Radio executives.

Speaking at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles on April 24, Ben Cooper, the controller of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, and the stations's head of Music George Ergatoudis warned an audience consisting mostly of US radio professionals that radio faces the risk of irrelevance if it does not deal with these two ...

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