Radioplayer signs 300th station

Radioplayer is celebrating this week as its 300th station signs up and it brings out two new apps for the internet.

Splash FM has joined the BBC-backed online radio platform which was launched in March this year and now has 6.7 million regular users.

Radioplayer console You can now listen to up to 300 stations on the Radioplayer

But that's not all. New internet apps will help people use the service more easily.

One installs the Radioplayer into the 'Start' menu on your computer. With just one click, users will be able to access hundreds of BBC, commercial, student and community stations.

The second app is linked to Google Chrome, placing it predominantly at the top of the browser.

Michael Hill, Managing Director of Radioplayer said: 'These new apps will help even more people discover the awesome range of UK radio.

Online dreams

'300 stations, one simple click away, is an achievement we could only dream about this time last year.'

Both new apps join the existing Radioplayer Facebook app on the download page at www.radioplayer.co.uk/apps

Radioplayer is also backed by Global, GMG Radio, Absolute and RadioCentre. It is aimed at increasing digital listening by simplifying the way radio works on the internet.

Recent RAJAR figures for quarter three 2011 show a 32% increase in online listening hours year-on-year.

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