What you need to know
- TuneIn’s premium audio content is now available on Alexa-powered devices.
- The service costs $10, but new customers can take advantage of an initial free three-month trial.
- TuneIn provides access to over 100,000 owned and partnered radio stations.
TuneIn’s premium live audio service is now available on Alexa-powered devices. Amazon and TuneIn’s latest partnership allows Alexa customers to access paid content, including live sports, ad-free news, and commercial-free music.
Sports fans will be able to listen to MLB and college sports games by simply saying “Alexa, listen to the game.” The arrival of TuneIn on the best Alexa devices coincides with the start of the 2022 Major League Baseball season.
The service costs $9.99 per month, but new TuneIn customers get a three-month trial period. If you already have a subscription, simply sign in on an Alexa-enabled device.
In addition, you’ll be able to access over 600 commercial-free radio stations as well as ad-free news content from your Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd generation) or any other Alexa smart speaker.
“TuneIn aims to listen anywhere,” TuneIn CEO Richard Stern said in a press release. In launching TuneIn Premium on Alexa, we accomplish this mission by providing TuneIn and Alexa customers with easy access to a wide catalog of premium content. Stay well informed and entertained.”
The partnership marks a new phase in TuneIn and Amazon’s alliance that has existed for the past seven years, offering more than 100,000 free radio stations to a shared customer base.
“This is one of many developments in our product pipeline in the smart home device space as we look ahead,” Stern said. Through this collaboration with Alexa, listeners can easily listen to their favorite TuneIn premium shows and stations. A simple voice command. ,
Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)
The Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd generation) will take better selfies and group family photos, as well as a camera that will follow you around the room so you can multitask while you chat. When video chatting, a better camera means you’ll be seen better and clearer.