Orange announces Liveradio


Orange has announced it is bringing its new Liveradio to the UK this month.

The Wi-Fi internet radio will allow users access to more than 4,000 internet radio stations from across the world via Orange’s Liveradio website.

The device will sync to the Wi-Fi router, and can have up to eight pre-set channels. .It also has two speakers, and listeners can also buy any of the tracks they hear for 99p, through the Orange Music Store.

The Liveradio set is available now on the Orange website for £99.99 but will also be in selected Orange retail stores from June 1.

Figures revealed earlier this year show that more than eight million people listen to internet-based radio every week in the UK.

Orange UK vice president of home Mike Newnham said: "The internet radio market in the UK is growing at an increasingly rapid rate and Orange with its home internet pedigree is well placed to be part of it. The Liveradio device we’ve launched today is testament to our ability to offer consumers a multi-platformed entertainment experience, and is the first of many such products Orange plans to offer for the home."