BBC radio 1 boss defends plans to move into streaming


The BBC’s announcement that it was developing a music-streaming music drew some criticism last month, but Radio 1 and 1Xtra controller Ben Cooper says the broadcaster’s intentions are pure.

“We’re in conversations with the music industry and the streaming industry, and I think if we can do it together, for the best of everyone and audiences, then it will see the light of day and should be brilliant,” he told Billboard.

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Stuart Dredge

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