Sky Sports News Radio launches on Radioplayer
Sky Sports News Radio is now available on Radioplayer, home to almost 400 live UK stations.
Radioplayer apps have already been downloaded by 1.2 million people with 7 million unique users a month listening through the desktop player.
Mark Chesworth, Managing Editor Sky Sports News Radio, said: ‘We’re delighted to be able to make our station more widely available on such a popular platform. We’re also excited about our new format which is optimised for sports fans who want to be brought up-to-speed quickly with the main sports stories. We guarantee our listeners that they’ll get the very best Sky Sports News interviews and analysis every 15 minutes. It’s informed opinion from respected Sky Sports commentators including Gary Neville, Jamie Redknapp, Jamie Carragher, Sir Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Michael Atherton. We’re also the only place on radio where you can listen to Gillette Soccer Saturday with Jeff Stelling and the Midweek Soccer Specials”.
Michael Hill, Managing Director UK Radioplayer, said: 'We're really pleased to welcome Sky Sports News Radio to the Radioplayer family. We're all about bringing great UK radio to more people, in easier ways. So we love it when new stations launch - especially when they're from such a prestigious broadcaster. We look forward to showcasing Sky Sports News Radio in our apps and our desktop players, and getting even more people listening digitally to fantastic UK stations'.
Ford Ennals, CEO of Digital Radio UK, said: “Digital radio is the best way to listen to sports commentary and news, and the addition of Sky Sports News Radio to Radioplayer makes it even better. 2014 is a massive year for sport, and the new format for Sky Sports News Radio is ideal for sports fans listening at work and on the move.”
Sky Sports News Radio is also available on other sites including Football365, Sporting Life and TEAMtalk as well as the Sky Sports apps and the Sky Sports Score Centres.
Sports fans can find out more about the stories being covered by following Sky Sports News Radio on Twitter @SSN Radio #Allin15.