BBC Radio Comes To iTunes
After many years of glaring absence, eleven BBC Radio stations have finally appeared within the Radio section of Apple’s iTunes allowing easy access to these streaming BBC Radio stations, wherever in the world you may be.
Although we have been able to listen to BBC Radio station via the BBC website or other media players, it is good to see the Beeb finally joining the iTunes community.
This is good news for those with an Apple TV, for now you can stream BBC radio through the connected speakers.
The stations are available in either 48kbps or the higher quality 128kbps stream which has noticeably better audio with no buffering issues.
Here’s a handy list of where the various BBC stations can be found within the different iTunes radio feeds.
BBC Radio 1 Top 40
BBC Radio 1 Xtra Top 40
BBC Radio 2 Adult Contemporary
BBC Radio 3 Classical
BBC Radio 4 News
BBC Radio 4LW News
BBC Radio 4 Extra Comedy
BBC Radio 5 News
BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra Sports Radio
BBC Radio 6 Alternative Rock
BBC Asian International