How To Listen - Asian Network
- How to Listen
DAB Digital Radio
Upgrade to a DAB digital radio and not only do you get better sound quality but you'll never have to retune to get BBC Asian Network as all stations stay on the same frequency. You'll also get text information displayed on the radio about the programme you're listening to and the track that's being played.
BBC info on digital radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/digitalradio/dab.shtml
In some parts of the UK you can hear the BBC Asian Network on the Medium Wave frequencies listed below. Check local listings online or Radio Times to find out if you can listen to the BBC Asian Network on MW in your area.
East Midlands: 837
West Midlands: 1458 and 828
Derbyshire: 1116 (7pm-1am)
Peterborough/North Cambridgeshire: 1449
Listen Live and Catch up on the Internet
With BBC Radio Player you can:
- Listen live to BBC radio programmes as they are broadcast
- Listen again to BBC radio programmes for up to seven days after broadcast
To use Radio Player, go to the Radio Player homepage
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/radio or to any BBC radio station website.
For help with installing the iPlayer Download Manager, or any other queries about iPlayer, go to BBC iPlayer Help.
If you think a link to a show has broken please email the BBC Asian Interactive Team
Downloads (Podcasting) lets you automatically receive the latest episode of your chosen Asian Network programme as soon as it's available. You can subscribe to receive a download and get it delivered each week. All of Asian Network's downloads are free, and you can stop receiving the files at any time. If you'd rather not subscribe, you can download episodes of a series individually. You can then listen to episodes on your computer, or transfer them to a portable device, such as an mp3 player.
On Digital TV
Freeview, Freesat and Digital Cable TV (Virgin)
Freeview on Channel 709
Freeview allows you to receive over 30 free digital TV channels, plus radio and interactive services, through your normal TV aerial. There is no contract, just a one-off payment for a set top box.
You can also access a version of our website by pressing red whilst listening to BBC Asian Network.
Freesat Channel 709
Virgin Channel 912
Digital Satellite on Channel 0119
If you have a dish you can listen to BBC Asian Network on digital satellite television on SKY channel 0119
To listen to BBC Asian Network on your mobile, just point your device's web browser to bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork and click 'listen'. You'll also find full schedules, previous programmes*, downloads and more.
Alternatively, if you have a recent Android or Apple mobile device you may be able to download the BBC iPlayer application (from the Android Market or Apple App Store), which also offers live radio and the chance to catch up with programmes from the last 7 days.
Please note: Streaming radio is a data intensive service. Whilst the BBC does not charge for its mobile content, your operator's charges for using the internet over 3G may apply. Connecting via WiFi is recommended where possible.