Posted April 24th, 2012 by debritz
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Posted April 19th, 2012 by debritz
ABC managing director Mark Scott, in Brisbane to open the national broadcaster's new Queensland headquarters at South Bank, has revealed some of Aunty's plans for the digital future.
He told 612ABC breakfast announcer Spencer Howson that:
+ A new ABC app for Android phones would be released "within days";
+ An iView app for mobile platforms would be available soon, and that iView would eventually be available in HD, although delivery on the net was expensive for the broadcaster;
+ Aunty is lobbying government to extend digital radio coverage from beyond the major metro areas, although he conceded there was no great financial imperative for this as there was for the digital TV switchover;
You can hear the full interview here.