CBC announced the launch of CBC Listen, a new audio streaming service offering best-in-class Canadian content across award-winning CBC Podcasts
, CBC Radio
and CBC Music
on the easy-to-navigate website and app. A one-stop destination, CBC Listen transports audiences into a world of sound, providing access to more than 200 free, curated CBC Music playlists featuring brand new releases from Canadian artists; CBC’s full podcast catalogue, including critically acclaimed series Someone Knows Something, Uncover, Front Burner and Love Me; and the ability to listen to CBC Radio One and CBC Music radio shows live, with select shows on-demand.
Key features of CBC Listen include:
● A personalized audio experience with the ability to bookmark content for future listening and access recently played content
● The versatile service allows users to cast audio to any AirPlay or Chromecast enabled device
● The ability to stream CBC Podcasts such as Party Lines, Chosen Family or Uncover anytime, or download them for offline listening on-the-go
● CBC Music playlists are sorted by genre, including folk, jazz, electronic, pop, rock, classical, hip-hop and country as well as themed playlists such as Chill Out , Indigenous Hip-Hop, Film Scores, and Workout Mix for easy discoverability
● The ability for a user to pick up where they left off with continuous play on bookmarked and downloaded content
● A sleep timer to customize listening to the user’s schedule
● 100% free access to CBC Listen, with no fees or subscriptions required
CBC Listen is available for free as an app for iOS and Android devices and online at cbc.ca/listen .
Full Press Release
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