What you need to know
- BBC Studios and Slate have joined Apple Podcasts with new subscriptions.
- The BBC will offer new premium podcasts to US and Canadian listeners for the first time.
- Users can now pay solely for Slate audio, along with ad-free listening and bonus content.
As reported by The Verge:
BBC Studios' new service means content previously only available in the UK can now be played across the pond labeled as exclusives. There are more on the way but listed starters include 5 Minutes On and Nuremberg: The Trial of the Nazi War Criminals, as well as ad-free versions of several other shows.
On Slate the report notes:
Apple rolled out Podcasts Subscriptions in June, giving listeners the chance to pay extra for exclusive content from podcast producers, the feature is available in over 170 countries.
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