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Mark Friend

Controller, Multiplatform & Interactive, BBC Audio & Music

Blog posts in total 7


  1. Launching the BBC iPlayer Radio mobile app on Android

    Today is an exciting day for me and my team as we are launching the BBC iPlayer Radio app for Android devices.

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  2. BBC iPlayer Radio app now links through to Radioplayer

    One of the changes we've just made is to add a link from the BBC's iPlayer Radio app through to Radioplayer

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  3. BBC iPlayer Radio Launches

    Today we've launched BBC iPlayer Radio. It brings together iPlayer and the radio station sites to create a new BBC home for radio within iPlayer across PC, mobile and tablet.

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  4. The BBC's International Radio Streams During the Olympics

    There are some types of content where we are restricted from distributing overseas, usually because of sports rights. The impact of this will be very noticeable throughout the Olympic Games because the BBC has the rights to broadcast from Olympic venues only to the UK.

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  5. Beta homepages launch for BBC radio

    The beta homepages test new designs and features as part of development of the Radio and Music Product - a one stop shop for listening to live and on demand radio from the BBC, on any digital device.

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  6. Radio is thriving in the digital age

    Our mantra in the UK radio industry to "cooperate on technology, compete on content" has never felt more important.

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  7. Podcasts available for longer

    We know that the BBC's podcasts are hugely popular with people who know about them and understand how to get hold of them. A recent example is A History of the World in 100 Objects which has had over 12 million downloads so far, over the course of the series. I like this example, first because i...

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