ESPN Radio Lands on Blackberrys with New App
ESPN has launched its ESPN Radio application on BlackBerry devices. The app, which averages nearly 2 million app starts per month, gives ESPN Radio listeners access to live radio streams, top ESPN shows, the latest SportsCenter updates every 20 minutes, popular podcasts, play-by-play broadcasts, live scores, newsfeeds and text messaging, and call-in capabilities directly to ESPN Radio and ESPN affiliate stations.
The ESPN Radio app is available for download on the ESPN.com mobile WAP site and in the BlackBerry App world for $2.99. BlackBerry devices must run on an operating system of 4.7 and higher, and include select models of the BlackBerry Tour, Bold, Curve, Pearl and all Storm models.
Listeners will have access to over 15 ESPN Radio stations, including affiliate stations in Washington DC, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Tampa and Orlando, as well as ESPN Radio Shows like Mike & Mike in the Morning, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, The Scott Van Pelt Show, The Michael Kay Show.
The app also offers an audio simulcast of the ESPN2 and ESPN.com Sunday morning show Fantasy Football Now plus over 35 ESPN Radio podcasts available including The BS Report with Bill Simmons, Pardon The Interruption, Around The Horn and Fantasy Focus.
In its first year on the iPhone, the ESPN Radio has remained one of the top paid sports apps in the App Store.