INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can now download the NextRadio app from Google Play to enjoy free FM radio on the new Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge smartphones that just hit the market. These first two major smartphone releases are just the beginning of the large increase in FM Chip enabled mobile phones becoming available in 2016.
"We are excited that the number of Android phones with FM radio continues to accelerate rapidly. The launch of the new Galaxy phones is a perfect start to 2016, since these phones are getting rave reviews and will be a top seller to millions of users who can now listen to free radio on their phone," said Paul Brenner, President of NextRadio.
The nextradioapp.com supported device page has been updated to reflect the new phones and carrier information. Both the Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge sold by AT&T support the NextRadio app download, Sprint will have the NextRadio app as a preload and the app is coming soon on T-Mobile phones as a download in a future update release. These new smartphone releases will allow another 10 to 15 million customers to be able to use the NextRadio app this year.
The NextRadio app lets you experience FM radio on your smartphone in a brand new way. Get a real-time view of what's playing on your favorite local radio stations and interact with them live while using 3x less battery and 20x less data compared to streaming radio apps. Real FM radio is now in your smartphone so you can listen wherever you go.
About NextRadio® powered by TagStation, LLC
TagStation, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emmis Communications Corporation. TagStation, LLC has developed the TagStation® service to provide radio stations with artist and title information and unique interactivity with listeners. With partial funding from NAB Labs, TagStation also developed the NextRadio® hybrid radio smartphone app which uses TagStation® cloud services to provide a rich FM radio listening experience on smartphones and tablets by combining the devices' built-in FM tuner and the internet. NextRadio, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TagStation, LLC and serves as the principle distributor of the NextRadio App. Founded in 2013, TagStation, LLC and NextRadio, LLC are headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with offices in Indianapolis and Chicago, IL. For more information, about TagStation®, visit TagStation.com. For more information about NextRadio®, visit NextRadioApp.com.