All India Radio, AIR, is the national radio of India, also know as Akashvani, has rolled out their app for Windows Phone & Windows 10 Mobile. While most of us are hooked to various radio channels for music, and news on the move, Akasvani has a huge popularity as it penetrates even into rural India.
The app offers one stop infotainment & Public Service rendered in Hindi, Urdu and some major regional Indian languages to cater to the intense media needs of mobile-wielding listening public in India and abroad. It cares for nostalgic Indians living far away from territories where their mother tongue is spoken, folk-lore enjoyed and communication idiom used as tool of effective expression.
When you launch the app, it offers stations popular in different languages including Urdu, Marathi, Punjabi and Malayalam. You can also listen to Vividh Bharti, FM Gold, FM Rainbow. As the list will grown, a favorite list will make a difference, and the app just offers that.
The app comes with pause button in case you need to get something done, and resume back. And of course you don’t need to plugin an earphone to listen to them.
As of now the app doesn’t offer loudspeaker mode or option to record the transmission for playback. Also the app works great on Windows 10 Mobile as well.