Author Topic: No Track Info on BBC Internet Radio Streams  (Read 1672 times)

harrismail

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No Track Info on BBC Internet Radio Streams
« on: 01:50:26 | 17 October, 2018 »
Apologies if this has been asked before.

Is there a good reason why the BBC are resisting adding "current track playing info" across the board on their internet radio output?

It surely can't be a technical reason!

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Re: No Track Info on BBC Internet Radio Streams
« Reply #1 on: 02:29:15 | 17 October, 2018 »
Do you have a source for that information?
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Re: No Track Info on BBC Internet Radio Streams
« Reply #2 on: 07:53:42 | 17 October, 2018 »
Maybe they just want you to use their iPlayer app?
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Re: No Track Info on BBC Internet Radio Streams
« Reply #3 on: 09:34:15 | 17 October, 2018 »
Do you have a source for that information?

It's only an observation from using one of my Pure Internet Radios (Evoke F4 or IR5)

For instance when tuned to BBC R2 using DAB - no problem... track listings all day long.... but when I use either radio in "internet" mode all I get is a bit of boring station info like "Amazing Music. Played by an amazing line up" ... not a hint of track info!

I can only assume the BBC would rather everyone uses the BBC radio app or website.

I pay my license I want my track info :-)

 

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