CBS RADIO has launched a new and improved version of its free streaming mobile app, Radio.com. The app features a fresh new look and logo to complement an easy-to-navigate experience now with higher streaming quality.
“Audiences want choice and that’s exactly what we’ve given them with this relaunch of the Radio.com app,” said J.D. Crowley, CBS RADIO’s Executive Vice President of Digital. “By combining their favorite local radio stations and on-demand content, we are catering to the distinctive tastes of mobile-first audiences, giving them control over when and where they engage with our content through a free, best-in-class experience.”
The Radio.com app allows users to listen to a live stream of their favorite local radio stations with the added capability of searching for other CBS RADIO stations by location or genre. Local stations and podcasts will auto populate at the top of the homepage, alongside content recommended specifically for each user. All of the company’s radio stations are available via Radio.com along with its diverse portfolio of more than 350 podcasts and popular programming from CBS Sports Radio. All content, whether live or on-demand, is always free.
The refreshed app also features customizable sections for a user’s stations and subscribed-to podcasts. The newly added “auto play” feature launches a user’s last played station upon re-opening the app. A dedicated podcast page allows users to subscribe to their favorites, and new episodes automatically download when a user’s device is connected to WiFi.