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Slacker radio comes to BlackBerry

Slacker’s interactive radio service will be made available using Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry devices, as the latter firm works to make its devices more interesting to the consumer users as it faces competition from the Apple iPhone.

The move to add Slacker to the mix means that, come October, BlackBerry users in the US will be able to listen to artist channels, high quality stations and customised channels which can be created online or on the device.

The service will be available for use at no charge, though listeners must be prepared for adverts to pop up between songs from time-to-time, and, as the Listening Post explains, you can’t skip more than five songs every hour.
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