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BBC iPlayer Radio app downloads pass one million

Tuesday 11 August 2015 | 11:20 CET | News
The BBC confirmed that BBC iPlayer Radio app downloads have reached over one million, less than one month since the functionality was introduced. The update to the BBC iPlayer Radio app allows listeners to download radio programmes in full to their smartphone or tablet for free, listen to them offline, and keep them for up to 30 days. The most popular day for downloading programmes is Sunday, with a peak around 10pm, as users prepare for the commute to school or work for the week ahead.

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Companies: BBC
Countries: United Kingdom
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