Nick GrimshawThe corporation’s iPlayer Radio app, which launched in October this year, has been downloaded more than a million times the broadcaster has announced.

BBC iPlayer Radio has seen around six million UK unique weekly browsers, an increase of 30 per cent compared to October 2011 and nearly a third of traffic from mobiles and tablets.

“With over one million downloads of the app and record-breaking audiences to BBC iPlayer Radio, we are thrilled that more and more listeners can take BBC Radio with them whenever and wherever they want. We’re looking forward to bringing even more exciting features over the coming months, and to launching the app on other mobile platforms in 2013.” Says Andrew Scott of BBC Future Media.

The most popular activity to date in the app has been listening live to The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw (pictured above). The most popular on-demand programme to date is Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.

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