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TuneIn, the world’s leading live streaming audio service, today announced that the company has partnered with the American public affairs network C-SPAN to power the live radio section of C-SPAN Now, C-SPAN’s new mobile app. Through this partnership, millions of C-SPAN listeners can stream and listen to the day’s biggest political events, presented in C-SPAN's signature unfiltered, think-for-yourself style.
With the integration of C-SPAN Now, four of the largest news focused apps will now be available for audio streaming on TuneIn as CNN, MSNBC, and CNBC are already deployed. To download the free app directly, visit C-SPAN Now in the Apple Store or Google Play for Android.
“C-SPAN serves a valuable role in bringing an unvarnished look at government proceedings to the general public. TuneIn is excited to be partnering with C-SPAN to provide live and on-demand access to C-SPAN Now users via our live radio streaming technology,” said Richard Stern, CEO of TuneIn. “All around the world, TuneIn is helping broadcasters and content creators bring their content to new audiences through digital distribution. This unique partnership showcases how TuneIn can both serve as a platform and value-add for media companies.”
“C-SPAN Now was designed from the ground up to bring C-SPAN's mission — delivering an unfiltered, high-quality viewing and listening experience of our government's proceedings — to another digital platform and to new audiences,” said C-SPAN Vice President of Digital Media Richard Weinstein. “From day one, TuneIn has helped C-SPAN bring compelling American political news to a new generation of digital listeners.”
TuneIn can be accessed in 197 countries across a variety of connected devices including Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, Sonos, Bose, and Tesla’s in-dash experience. To learn more visit: tunein.com
To sign up for TuneIn Premium, visit: https://tunein.com/premium
TuneIn, the world’s leading live audio streaming service, brings together live sports, news, music, podcasts, and radio from around the globe. With more than 80 million monthly active users, TuneIn is one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations and boasts more than 5.7 million podcasts. With premiere distribution across 200 platforms and connected devices, TuneIn empowers listeners to ‘hear’ what they love wherever ‘here’ might be. TuneIn Premium subscribers get exclusive access to commercial-free news from top networks like CNN, Fox News Radio, MSNBC, CNBC, and Bloomberg, as well as live NFL, NHL, MLB, and college sports programming, and commercial-free music channels. For more information, please visit us at www.tunein.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
C-SPAN, the public affairs network providing Americans with unfiltered access to congressional proceedings, was created in 1979 as a public service by the cable television industry and is now funded through fees paid by cable and satellite companies that provide C-SPAN programming.
C-SPAN connects with millions of Americans through its three commercial-free TV networks, C-SPAN Radio, the C-SPAN Now app, C-SPAN.org and various social media platforms.
C-SPAN's robust public affairs programming includes national and international public policy conversations; its popular morning show Washington Journal; book and author discussions on Book TV; a chronicle of America's past on American History TV; and more. The network's video-rich website contains over 265,000 hours of searchable and shareable content, archived since 1987 for educational and reporting purposes.
Learn more about C-SPAN at www.c-span.org/about/faq/.
Engage with C-SPAN on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, and stay connected through weekly and daily newsletters.
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