TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Always at the forefront of
innovation, Astral Radio is proud to announce the launch of its new
Built for BlackBerry® application.
"At Astral Radio, we thrive on providing our listeners with the best
possible experience both on air and in the digital space, so we are
very excited to be a part of the launch of BlackBerry 10 with the
release of the Astral Radio app, which is available now on BlackBerry
World," said Rob Farina, Executive Vice-President, Content and
The new Built for BlackBerry Astral Radio application allows you to
listen live and wherever you are to all 84 Astral Radio stations,
including Virgin Radio, NRJ, boom, The BEAR, EZ Rock, Rouge fm, Sun FM,
Newstalk, CHOM, CJAY, Funny, CJAD, and all others.
Listen to and save your favourite stations, share with your friends on
BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™), let your Facebook friends and Twitter
followers discover what you are listening to, set the sleep timer to
listen as you fall asleep, see artist information, "now playing"
information along with a list of recently played music, and much more.
The Astral Radio application is now available for download in both
English and French on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront (http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/22554881/?countrycode=CA).
Founded in 1961, Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's
largest media companies. It operates several of the country's most
popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising
and digital media properties. Astral plays a central role in community
life across the country by offering diverse, rich, and vibrant
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and
advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit astral.com.
BlackBerry and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of
Research In Motion Limited.
SOURCE: Astral Media Inc.
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