CBC today announced the launch of CBC Listen, a new audio streaming service offering best-in-class Canadian content across award-winning CBC Podcasts, CBC Radio and CBC Music on the easy-to-navigate website and app. A one-stop destination, CBC Listen transports audiences into a world of sound, providing access to more than 200 free, curated CBC Music playlists featuring brand new releases from Canadian artists; CBC’s full podcast catalogue, including critically acclaimed series Someone Knows Something, Uncover, Front Burner and Love Me; and the ability to listen to CBC Radio One and CBC Music radio shows live, with select shows on-demand.
“The new CBC Listen is a curated audio ecosystem with ‘Canadian’ at its very core,” said Susan Marjetti, Executive Director of CBC Radio and Audio, CBC. “We are thrilled to officially launch the new CBC Listen offer and provide Canadians with an opportunity to further explore and discover even more great content from CBC Radio, CBC Music and CBC Podcasts.”
Richard Kanee, Executive Director of Digital Strategy, CBC, added, “Ease of use, discoverability and personalization are all key to the audience experience we are delivering with the new CBC Listen service. We’re excited to evolve with feedback from Canadians and ensure we are developing a distinct digital audio service that truly connects and reflects this country."
Key features of CBC Listen include: