Millions of loyal public radio listeners will soon be able to tune in to their favorite public radio programs and podcasts on-the-go and on-demand through the award-winning Motorola iRadio service.
A lineup of award-winning content from NPR, American Public Media and Public Radio International (PRI) takes its place today amongst Motorola iRadio's 600+ channels of commercial-free, CD-quality music programming.
Among the offerings are:
* NPR podcasts such as Story of the Day, NPR Shuffle, and All Songs Considered
* American Public Media's Marketplace, The Splendid Table and The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor
* PRI's The World, Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, and Open Source
Today's content additions extend the reach of leading public radio programming to the mobile phone Motorola iRadio's robust offerings already include the entire music catalogs from Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, Warner Music Group, and multiple independent labels, as well as news, talk, and weather programming from AccuWeather, The Associated Press, numerous local and national newspapers powered by Taldia.
"Motorola iRadio shares the public radio system's mission to offer Americans high quality audio content that is meaningful and relevant to their lives," said Jeff Stinson, Senior Director of Business Development, Motorola Digital Media Services. "We are pleased to build on listeners' enjoyment of their local public radio stations by bringing this strong slate of content to their mobile phones."
Motorola iRadio is the first digital music service to offer a truly seamless listening experience with audio that easily transitions from one location to the next -- through the car stereo, home stereo and mobile phone. The service includes a growing library of more than 600 channels of music and talk, best-selling audio book content, educational and language courses, self-help programs, local news and weather, and classic radio shows, all alongside your personal digital music collection. Motorola iRadio is currently in consumer and partner trials in several major US cities.