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Audio Help: Tips on how to listen to live audio.

Q: When is the BBC Arabic live audio available?

Arabic live audio is available for 23 hours a day. Please see details below:

Live Audio Stream
GMT*

BBC Arabic Service Short Wave stream 03:30-21:15
BBC Arabic Service Amman FM stream 21:15-02:00
03:00 -3:30
Pashto and Persian Services 02:00-03:00

*The official Greenwich 2000 site. BBC is not responsible for the contents of external sites.

Q: What do I need to listen?

 To listen to BBC World Service Arabic Audio, you need to dowload a RealAudio player (available free at the time of writing). The Real Networks web site also provides ample information on possible problems with listening.

 

Q: Do I need a fast modem?

The Arabic Live Audio Stream is provided in both low and high speeds (14.4 and 28.8 Kbps). Please note that regardless of your modem speed it is sometimes possible to receive better quality sound over the 14.4 link.

Q: What other audio is available?

You can listen to the BBC World Service in English live on the net via broadcast.com

 

Q: I listen at the right time, I have the RealPlayer and can hear other live audio streams, but not the BBC in Arabic, what should I do?

Please E-mail us immediately, giving as many details of time, location and equipment as possible. We shall do our best to help you enjoy the BBC Arabic Live Audio.

 





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