Subscribe / Unsubscribe Enewsletters | Login | Register

Pencil Banner

BBC News App available on global Android mobile devices

Anuradha Shukla | June 20, 2011
Application allows free access to the latest global news on the go.

The new BBC News App for Android mobile devices is now available for users all across the world.

Following this announcement, Android users in Singapore will enjoy free access to the latest global news on the go.

The new BBC News App for Android mobile devices also allows users to share news stories via social networks, e-mail and SMS.

Featuring a real-time headline ticker, the BBC News App for Android gives audiences instant access to its breaking news wherever they are.

The application delivers global news, business, politics, health, education, science and environment, technology and entertainment stories, as well as correspondent features and analysis.

User-friendly application

Mobile device users will find the new application extremely user-friendly.

Featuring a simple design, the new BBC News App for Android allows easy scrolling for efficient browsing.

It delivers a range of benefits to users including allowing them to watch video reports, listen live to BBC World Service radio or read the latest news updates.

One may also personalise his home screen by adding and removing sections. Moreover, this application allows users to set text size to their specific preferences, and automatically update content in the background.

"The BBC has been making its News content available on mobile devices for over nine years now and it's great to continue that journey by offering enhanced app experiences," said Chris Davies, commercial director for at BBC Worldwide.

"Giving the millions of loyal BBC News fans access to our free app in the Android market place has been a big priority for us and I'm thrilled that even more people will now have access to high-quality, impartial and trusted news from right around the globe in the palm of their hands."


Sign up for CIO Asia eNewsletters.