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NHK to launch net radio next month

Wednesday 24 Aug 2011
NHK will launch a live online streaming service of its domestic radio channels, with its first programme airing at 11 a.m. on 1 September.
The new service – NHK Net Radio – will also be known as “Radiru Radiru”.

Listeners will be able to enjoy NHK’s three radio channels (Radio 1, Radio 2 and FM) by accessing From 1 October, NHK Net Radio will also be available on smart phones.

NHK Net Radio will make access to the stations easier for listeners by solving reception problems inside buildings or in regions with wireless interference.

NHK Net Radio is the first regular live stream service for NHK’s domestic TV and radio channels. It can only be accessed in Japan.