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LiSTNR is here - open your ears to a new world of personalised audio

PRESS RELEASE · Sydney NSW, Australia ·

LiSTNR, a curated and personalised, free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news launches today - creating a new audio destination for all Australians.

LiSTNR features all of SCA’s existing digital content plus a huge range of new and compelling premium content, all located in one free and easy to use app.

Featuring a fun and intuitive onboarding process, LiSTNR delivers an audio destination that is built for individual listeners’ routines and preferences. Highly personalised, it provides listeners with a new world of audio entertainment, with their own daily feed of audio live and on demand with easy discovery of new content through curated recommendations.

Available across a large array of devices including for both iOS and Android, CarPlay and Android Auto, Google Assistant and Alexa and Android TV, LiSTNR enables an impressive listening experience, anytime and anywhere.

“LiSTNR offers a personalised listening experience that easily enables people to discover a new world of premium, relevant audio that is live and on demand. It’s easy to use and is built to offer each listener their own curated content, whether it be radio, podcasts, music or news,” SCA CEO, Grant Blackley, said.

“And this is just the start – LiSTNR will continue to expand its content offering, with the development of new and original premium content, along with exciting partnerships to be announced soon, making it the new audio destination for all Australians.”

LiSTNR will house more than 100 premium original local, national and global podcasts. This podcast suite features content from trusted Aussie household names such as Hamish Blake, Andy Lee, Mark Howard, Gary Mehigan, Tom Tilley, Adam Shand, Cass Dunn, Dylan Alcott, Christopher Pyne, Rosie Waterland, Sarah Wilson and more. This content portfolio will continue to expand over the coming months. A selection of premium PodcastOne US titles will also be available on LiSTNR.

LiSTNR will feature SCA’s unparalleled depth of digital content including live radio streams, radio podcasts and digital music stations via its Hit and Triple M networks. Featuring some of Australia’s highest profile and most loved talent including Carrie Bickmore, Tommy Little, Dave ‘Hughesy’ Hughes, Ed Kavalee, Erin Molan, Mick Molloy, Marty Sheargold, Fifi Box, Brendan Fevola, Lawrence Mooney, Jess Eva, Basil Zempilas, Rebecca Morse, Anthony ‘Lehmo’ Lehmann, Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello, Stav Davidson, Abby Coleman, Matty Acton and more.

LiSTNR will also include must-listen radio sports shows such as the Triple M Saturday Rub (AFL), the Rush Hours and the Triple M Sunday Sin Bin (NRL) - all featuring super stars of their games.

Exclusive to LiSTNR, SCA is introducing an expanded music offering with 15 all-new linear music live streaming channels, catering for a diverse array of moods and genres. In addition, LiSTNR will feature four new weekly music podcasts that are available on demand with full music tracks. Leading the line-up will be musician Linda Marigliano, who will create a brand-new music show called ‘The Spin’ featuring the best newly released music from around the world.

Finally, with the need for trusted voices and sources of local news and information never higher, LiSTNR will provide a new on demand audio News and Info service. Initially it will include hyper local News and Sport reports across 15 regions and 34 towns in Australia, a new CrimeWatch weekly report in four key markets and The Locals’ Guide – a purpose built events guide to help locals and visitors to know what’s on and enjoy their community.

Open your Ears to a new world of audio – download the free LiSTNR app today.

 

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