BBC Sounds has become the ninth content player to launch on Freeview Play - bringing with it over 80,000 hours of audio content, all for free.
Enjoy live and on demand radio, music mixes curated by experts, alongside a wide range of award winning podcasts, all through your TV’s sound system.
Offering a personalised experience, the app’s Continue Listening feature also means you can seamlessly transition to your TV, regardless of whether you were previously listening online or on mobile.
What is Freeview Play?
Freeview Play brings together the nation’s favourite shows, with live and on-demand content all in one place. Freeview Play is now home to nine on demand players - with BBC Sounds joining BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup Channels UK and Horror Bites.
There’s over 20,000 hours of on-demand TV, and over 750 box sets to choose from, and you can find all the available content via the Explore Freeview Play app hosted on Channel 100. Home to a carousel of handpicked content recommendations alongside a universal search function, it is easy to discover new content and find your favourites.
Freeview Play is built into the majority of new TVs in the UK, so if you have bought a new TV in the past few years - chances are it will be a Freeview Play model. However, if you aren’t sure, you can check by going to your TV Guide to see if there is a Freeview Play logo in the corner.
How to get BBC Sounds
BBC Sounds is now available on selected Freeview Play devices - with full coverage coming soon.
If your TV is part of the initial roll out, you can access BBC Sounds directly from the app line up on the Explore Freeview Play, so head over to Channel 100 and see what is available.