Tune-in Radio app

John Francini francini@mac.com
Tue Jan 3 11:24:34 EST 2012

Very interesting -- I have a standalone internet radio in my kitchen, and it can get any of the CBS stations' streams no problem -- I regularly listen to WBZ-FM there, and put on WODS on Christmas Day.  Is it that CBS allows Reciva through, or something else?  

Of course the fact that WBZ-FM on Internet won't carry Patriots games due to the NFL's tight control is a different story...


On 3 Jan 2012, at 10:56, Mike Ward wrote:

> I love Tunein.  Even got the Plus (paid) version which records...for free
> as an Amazon Free App.
> I miss the CBS stations. Radio.com is flaky on Android, IMHO...the local
> CBS sports talker sounds much better on its own app (CBS Cleveland).
> All of our stations are on TuneIn, including WAKR, WONE, WQMX and our 24/7
> news stream at AkronNewsNow.com.
> We now have iOS and Android apps for all the stations - actually just a
> front end into the "Social Suite" mobile page.  Until those apps came to
> Android, at least one of the stations was pushing Android users to TuneIn
> to hear the station.
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Paul B. Walker, Jr. <
> walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We never pushed use of Tunein. I only told a listener about it once when
>> they were having trouble listening on their smartphone.
>> We're driving listeners to our own app now.
>> Paul
>> On Jan 3, 2012 9:30 AM, "Jeff Lehmann" <jjlehmann@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Yes, but unlike CBS and Clear Channel, WDDH is still also available on
>> the
>>> TuneIn app, which allows you to pause, record, etc.
>>> Iheartradio is CC, Radio.com is CBS.
>>> Jeff Lehmann
>>> On Jan 3, 2012, at 9:09 AM, "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <
>>> walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> The station I work for,  97.5 The Hound WDDH Ridgway, PA has it's own
>>> app:)
>>>> Just search WDDH when looking for apps...I don't know how it works with
>>>> every phone but on the DROID I just click the Market icon
>>>> Paul
>>>> On Jan 3, 2012 9:04 AM, "Ken VanTassell" <kenwvt@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> It is unfortunate that CBS has blocked all their stations from Tune In
>>>>> Radio, you need the CBS specific  " I heart Radio" app for their
>>> stations.
>>>>> I hope more fragmentation does not occur.  Tune-In radio is an amazing
>>> app,
>>>>> I can go from a Boston local to a station in Galway Ireland and then
>>> listen
>>>>> to a police scanner all within the app.
>>>>> -Ken
>>>>> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Bill O'Neill <billohno@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Driving from western VT to Boston with our Chuck Igo in Portland on
>> via
>>>>>> cell app piped into the car radio. (What a radio pro.) Other than a
>>>>> couple
>>>>>> of packet drops, working great. What will be the impact of this
>>>>> technology
>>>>>> in the long run?
>>>>>> Bill O'Neill
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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