Tag: music discovery

BBC Radio 1 To Begin Transition To On-Demand Platform With new Strategy

Drawing inspiration from Apple Music and Spotify, BBC Radio 1 will begin a launch of exclusive streaming content this autumn. The content will combine roughly 25 hours of “on-demand” specific content with the normal BBC Radio 1 on air content, in what Radio 1 and Radio 1 Xtra Controller Ben Cooper believes will be the kick off towards a new revenue stream for the BBC. Cooper has also described his intention of turning the BBC into the “Netflix” of music radio, priming itself as a prominent destination for music discovery. Additionally, the 25 hours of 2016 content will continue to ... Read more