Vatican Radio presents its first App for Android with a strong multimedia identity.
News, editorials, live videos, web text, audio channels, all contained in a single app
that lets you follow the Pope’s activities in real time.
The App is free of charge and the initial version is available in English and Italian.
The application opens onto the Agenda of the Pope’s public appointments. A system
called Vatican TIC, devised and produced by Vatican Radio, lets you access all
the text and audio content associated with each event. The Agenda tells you in real
time about papal celebrations broadcast live and produced in collaboration with the
Vatican Television Centre. The texts of the Pope’s discourses are also available, as
published on www.vatican.va.
The App also offers a News service that includes the latest information concerning
the Church and the World, broadcast by Vatican Radio’s news programmes. The
Radio section contains five audio channels corresponding to the network of over 70
daily programmes in 40 languages produced by Vatican Radio. The same channels
are used for FM, AM, Short Wave and Satellite broadcasts.
The papal Agenda and News functions of this App run on Android 2.3 and higher.
The Android 3.0 or higher is needed to access the Radio function and audio
streaming channels. An Android 4.0 or higher is required to view the video streaming
of the live broadcasts.
This is Vatican Radio’s first version of this App. We promise to continue doing our
best to improve and update. Stay with us.
-Enabled the ability to listen to the radio for devices with Android versions 2.2 to 2.3.7
-Fixed some minor issues and improved the stability and the response time of the application.