Livio Introduces Internet Radio for Listening to all NPR Stations

New Internet Radio  Makes it Easy to Listen to Everything NPR

The NPR Radio by Livio Makes All NPR Stations, Programs, Content and Podcasts Accessible to More People, in More Places


Washington, DC; October 19, 2009 — Bridging the gap between the online and broadcast worlds, the “NPR Radio” by Livio is the first internet radio with an exclusive menu dedicated to NPR stations and programs. With one device, NPR fans can now personalize their NPR experience, and easily switch back and forth between the local NPR Member station they know and love, and on-demand content and programs from NPR.org and stations across the US.

The NPR Radio by Livio makes it possible for listeners to:

  • Access more than 1,000 NPR station streams, more than 800 podcasts and audio archives of NPR programs.
  • Quickly store and access their favorite NPR stations with a convenient “my NPR“ button on the front of the device.
  • Access a comprehensive list of more than 16,000 validated Internet radio stations from around the world through Reciva®, a global market leader in Internet radio technology, in addition the NPR stations and content.
  • In mere minutes, through a wireless of Ethernet connection, search by genre, location or keyword, and find NPR content and other world programming for free.

“Now public radio fans can easily discover more of what they love about NPR by easily exploring other NPR stations and content,” said Barbara Sopato, Director of Consumer Products for NPR.

The NPR Radio sells for $199.99 and is currently available in the United States at shop.npr.org or www.LivioRadio.com. Proceeds from the sale of the radio support NPR programming and NPR stations.

“There is such acclaim and prestige associated with the NPR brand,” said Greg Kim, Livio’s sales and marketing manager. “We are honored to be partnering with such a notable influence in American culture and are thrilled to help our customers share in the NPR experience.”

About Livio:
Founded in 2008, Livio LLC finds ways to make Internet audio streams accessible to more people, in more places. Dedicated to designing products that work fast without complicated menus, Livio developed the Livio Radio and the NPR Radio to let users listen to Pandora® and NPR in the home, respectively, without a Ph.D. in consumer electronics.

About NPR
NPR is an award-winning, multimedia news organization and an influential force in American life. In collaboration with more than 880 independent public radio stations nationwide, NPR strives to create a more informed public – one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.

Media Contacts:
Danielle Deabler
NPR
202.513.2303
ddeabler@npr.org

Jenny Coleman
Max Borges Agency
305-576-1171 ext. 24
jennycoleman@maxborgesagency.com

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