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Own the News with the free ABC app

The free ABC app offers you independent content, whenever and wherever you want it. It features a great range of content including the latest stories from ABC News, live TV streaming of ABC News 24, some of your favourite ABC TV and Radio programs and over 25 radio stations streamed live to your device including ABC Local Radio’s metro stations!

- Read the latest local, national and international news
- Get an alert as breaking news happens. These connect you to all the information of the event as it unfolds. (Requires iOS 7.0 or later)
- Browse entertainment, science, rural, technology and games stories
- Get your fix of news in 90 Seconds with the latest video bulletins via 3G and WiFi
- Catch up with selected ABC TV and Radio shows on demand
- Listen to over 25 ABC Radio stations, streamed live over 3G and WiFi
- Create weather forecast shortcuts for locations that matter to you

Here are some tips to help you keep tabs of your data consumption:

# ABC News 24 can use from 116MB (min) to 313MB (max) per hour, depending on the strength of your network connection
# Live radio streams can consume up to 21MB (max) in 60 minutes

*** Note that you are responsible for the data transfer and consumption charges incurred by you when using any ABC app. The ABC disclaims all liability for such charges ***

What's New in Version 3.6.0

- Fixed an issue with orientation change
- Improved interface for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Customer Reviews

Use it every day

Excellent app that I use every day. The design and content are excellent. It hasn't crashed on me since 2013.

Tiny bug - when it prompts the user to 'rate' the app, and the user selects 'rate', it gives the message 'cannot connect to app store' every time, despite the fact that I definitely can connect to the App Store. I can review it if I search for it in the App Store, but the link from the app is broken, and has been for a long time.

Waldo: I believe the line you quoted is considered standard "news-speak, but I agree that it doesn't read well.

What a wonderful app...

Love the new iPhone 6 Plus interface. So much smoother and faster to find the stories you want to read. Well done as always.

There isn't much to say apart from great. It's void of ads, easy to navigate and offers a variety of news sources is global, local, etc

Also, it's free so given above, can only be five stars. Well done, great app.

Good news app

Good app for accessing news on the go. I don't use the radio or video streaming so can't comment on those. Only downside to latest update for 6 & 6+ is the font is now much smaller than what it used to be. Yes, there are now more headlines available but I would have been happy to sacrifice those for easier reading.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 3.6.0
  • Size: 26.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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