As first movers in the voice assistant space, TuneIn brings their long-time integration expertise to Apple by offering sports fans, news devotees and radio enthusiasts alike the ability to hear the voices they trust on their favorite Siri-enabled devices with just a simple voice command. For example, users can just ask Siri to play regional radio favorites such as Heart UK, RTL Germany, NRJ France, ABC Australia or CBC Canada to directly launch the TuneIn listening experience. The complete feature will be rolling out to Apple Music and all Siri-enabled devices.
“We are thrilled to join forces with Apple and be a part of the company’s ecosystem on a global scale,” says Tony Archibong, Vice President, Distribution & Business Development, TuneIn. “As our 75 million users around the world can attest, radio is one of the most popular categories of audio listening on connected devices, and this important partnership serves to heighten our user experience and be everywhere our listener is.”
TuneIn’s radio stations can be accessed worldwide in 197 countries on more than 200 different platforms and devices. TuneIn provides the displaced radio listener a connection to home with the local, national and international stations they love anywhere they go and on any device. Furthering TuneIn’s reach, now more than 50 million Apple Music subscribers have direct access to TuneIn’s coveted content offering on over 1.4 billion active Apple devices around the world.
Using the TuneIn service, users globally can access live sports, news, music and podcasts live and on-demand. TuneIn is one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with 75 million monthly active users. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations globally and more than 5.7 million podcasts, and is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices. Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, commercial-free top news networks like MSNBC, CNBC, and Fox News Talk, and a wide array of commercial-free music stations. TuneIn is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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