June 2, 2015 – Washington, D.C. AudioNow®, the world’s leading radio-by-phone platform and provider of interactive mobile apps for radio broadcasters, today announced the expansion of its call-to-listen service to Mexico with Radio France Internationale (RFI), the French news and current affairs public radio station that broadcasts worldwide in French and in 12 other languages
Effective immediately, RFI can now reach listeners across Mexico with programs in both Spanish and French on any cell phone or landline with the following dedicated call-to-listen access numbers:
RFI Monde (in French): (+52) 899.274.6744
RFI (in Spanish): (+52) 899.274.6675
Listeners simply dial a regular telephone number and connect instantly to RFI’s live and on-demand programming. Calls from cell phones use regular airtime; calls from landlines are charged as local calls.
“Since 2009, AudioNow and Radio France Internationale (RFI) have worked together to connect hundreds of thousands of listeners in the U.S. with radio content in their native language,” said Pompeyo Pino, Director, Radio Americas at FRI. “We’re now excited to grow in Mexico.” To see if you qualify for a call-to-listen access number for Mexico, contact Natalie White at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: (011) 202-621-2285. You can also open an account at www.audionow.com.
About RFI, a France Médias Monde radio station
RFI (Radio France Internationale) is a French news and current affairs public radio station that broadcasts worldwide in French and in 12 other languages*. RFI is broadcast on 156 different FM frequencies in 62 different countries, via medium and short wave relays, on 30 different satellite signals throughout the world and also on the internet and apps. RFI is also broadcast across the globe via more than 1000 partner radios. It draws on the expertise of its Paris-based editorial teams and unique global network of 400 correspondents to provide news bulletins and features offering listeners the means to better understand the world. Some 37.3 million listeners around the world tune into RFI every week (measured in 37 of the 150 countries where broadcasts are heard), and its new media platforms attract an average of 9.6 million visits a month (2014 average), while social networks keep 7.5 million followers connected (in March 2015). rfi.fr *Brazilian, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Hausa, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese
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