3rd September 2007: Today the BBC launch a new website to offer thousands of audio downloads at www.bbcaudiozone.com . The new mini site, runs through the digital retailer and has over 1,400 BBC Audiobook titles available to sample and download.
The service features a huge range of sci-fi and fantasy titles including:
- Doctor Who
- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
- The War of the Worlds
- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
- Batman: Knightfall
- The Day Of The Triffids
There? also plenty more to offer besides including; Biography, Children’s, History, Plays, Poetry and Comedy.
With such a range of genres available, audio downloads are becoming the next big thing for the iPod generation. The ease of use and the breadth of material offers listeners the chance to add an extra dimension to their mp3 players and means downloads are on the increase worldwide.
Content can be downloaded and played on your PC and MP3 player or burned onto a CD. The ease of use has made this popular with both parents looking to spend a quiet car journey and commuters after a more entertaining way to spend their journeys. The latest RAJAR figures have shown that radio listening figures are on the increase with audiences choosing to tune in via their computers, mobile phones and mp3 players. Audio downloads are an extension of this and as listeners seek a wider range of choice, everything they need from comedy, sci-fi, drama, novels and children? titles to personal development can be found on BBC Audiozone.
The new BBC Audio Zone mini-site is also highlighted on home page and can be reached by clicking on the link in the top navigation bar. It is divided into easily navigable categories such as children?, classic fiction and comedy.
Find out more at www.bbcaudiozone.com