Newstalk releases new smartphone radio apps

Communicorp has released a new version of the Newstalk app, saying Christmas has arrived early for listeners.

The apps have been in development for months, designed and developed in-house by the team at Newstalk. It features listen live, messages to the studio, podcasts, offline content and the latest news and information.

Commenting on the new app, Newstalk’s technology correspondent Jess Kelly said: “The new app is exactly what fans of Newstalk need and want. The ability to manage podcasts and save articles to read offline is a game changer. You can bring us with you, everywhere you go!”

Kiela Brodigan, Director of Digital Content at Newstalk also commented on the announcement: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Newstalk app which has been in development for several months. Informed by extensive research conducted with current and potential users the app has been designed and developed with our audience at the centre. We have created a market-leading product which delivers the very best of Newstalk in a seamless and intuitive way. As one of Irelands leading content providers, we are committed to continuing our evolution and innovation as our audience’s needs and behaviours change. Today marks a pivotal milestone in Newstalk’s transformation and is a further demonstration of our ongoing commitment as a leading content provider in the Irish media landscape.”

The apps are available now on Android and iOS.

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