Radioline, a global provider of radios and podcasts, has partnered with Faurecia Aptoide to integrate its catalog into the Automotive App Store. Drivers worldwide be able to access the full content library via the Radioline app available in the App Store.
Radioline’s catalog includes 110,000 radio stations and podcasts from 130 countries, which represents broadcast stations and 30,000 webradios (enriched with metadata and program guides) and 10 million podcasts chapters. The service is available in 10 languages based on curated local catalogs.
Faurecia Aptoide is a joint venture between Faurecia, a leading automotive technology company, and Aptoide, one of the largest independent Android App Stores. Faurecia and Aptoide joined forces in 2019 to develop and operate Android App Store solutions for the global automotive market.
This solution gives carmakers and users a secure, connected, and upgradeable App Store managed through an intuitive HMI and covering a range of needs and use cases, including navigation, fuel, and parking information; music, video, and audiobook streaming; and gaming, weather, and point-of-interest recommendations. OEMs can customize the app offerings to suit their customers’ priorities in different regions.
“Faurecia Aptoide offers an excellent opportunity to spread our services to a wide range of users throughout its App Store dedicated to OEMs. Through this partnership, the full version of our app including advanced features and worldwide catalogs will be available,” said Xavier Filliol, COO of Radioline.
“Radio and podcasts are one of the major use cases for digital continuity expressed by occupants of a connected vehicle. Together we can make this content available to drivers worldwide,” commented Paulo Ferreira, head of Partnerships for Faurecia Aptoide.