RadioTime Acquires TuneIn Internet Radio iPhone App, Hires Developer
Sep 1, 2010 10:04 AM
Dallas - Sep 1, 2010 - RadioTime has acquired theTuneIn Internet radio iPhone application, the best-selling and highest-rated Internet radio application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. RadioTime has also hired Ben Alexander, the creator of the TuneIn application, to oversee the development of RadioTime's iPhone and future iPad applications for consumer and powered-by customers.
In less than a year, more than 700,000 iPhone and iPod Touch owners have purchased the $1.99 TuneIn app. TuneIn features the RadioTime directory of AM/FM and online-only radio stations airing in 140 countries and broadcasting in 55 different languages.
TuneIn is an Internet radio application that provides a DVR-like function for the iPhone or iPod Touch. Users can pause, rewind and record live radio programs, and search for music and programs by the names of artists or on-air personalities, specific songs, station call letters and genre. Other features include using the iPhone's GPS or Wi-fi capabilities to automatically detect local stations.
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