Backbone Networks, a Web radio service provider, has developed the College Radio Tuner for use with the Apple iPhone and the iPod Touch.
The College Radio Tuner is an application for streaming college-based radio stations. It works in coordination with Backbone Networks and its partner, the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System/IBS Student Radio Network.
The app is available for free from the Apple Store. It is a RTP-based client utilizing MPEG-4 AAC. IBS maintains the constantly updated station database. The player can provide information and art for currently playing stations, songs and provide a purchase link for the iTunes store.
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