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Visioning an audioplayer for the future: BBC Sounds and ARD Audiothek

Alison Winter (Head of Audiences, BBC, UK)Ben Chapman (Head of Digital, BBC Radio & Music, UK),Thomas Laufersweiler (Head of content ARD.de, Germany) In this session we will hear from Alison Winter and Ben Chapman about BBC’s new audioplayer Sounds, which was launched in November. Also in this session Thomas Laufersweiler will take us through the development and build up of the German public service audioplayer Audiothek, which already has been quite a success in Germany.   



In this session we will hear from Alison Winter (BBC Audience Research) and Ben Chapman (Head of Digital for BBC Radio & Music) about BBC’s new audioplayer Sounds, which was launched in November. Ben and Alison will take us through the research and innovative ideas behind the development of Sounds and show us the latest figures on, how this new innovative player is doing among especially the younger audiences. Also in this session Thomas Laufersweiler from ARD will take us through the development and build up of the German public service audioplayer Audiothek, which already has been quite a success in Germany.  Alison Winter (Head of Audiences, BBC, UK)Ben Chapman (Head of Digital, BBC Radio & Music, UK),Thomas Laufersweiler (Head of content ARD.de, Germany)  
 
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