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LG unlocks FM radio chip in US, partners with NextRadio

Friday 11 August 2017 | 08:52 CET | News
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LG has announced a partnership with NextRadio to activate FM chips in its phones to provide access to local FM radio stations on future handsets throughout all of North and Latin America. Subject to agreements with mobile operators, LG also will preload NextRadio on a number of models. The collaboration will allow LG users to listen and experience live, local radio on their smartphones in a brand new way and provide access to audio emergency alerts even if mobile coverage becomes congested or unavailable, said the partners.

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Companies: FCC / LG
Countries: Latin America / North America
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