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How to listen to LBC
10 February 2021, 10:51 | Updated: 2 October 2023, 10:07
You can listen to LBC and LBC News in many different ways - here is how.
Here are all the ways you can listen to LBC.
1. Online via Global Player's Website
2. Via the Global Player mobile app
3. On Smart Speakers
4. Through Your TV
5. On DAB Digital and Radio
1. Listen to LBC Online
On the LBC website click the white "Listen" button on the top left of every page on LBC.co.uk to be taken to Global Player. You can also listen to LBC News by clicking on the top right "Listen" button.
Global Player is a free and easy listening service and you can also listen back to the last seven days of shows from your favourite presenters.
There’s also much more on Global Player, including podcasts and playlists from across our sister stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance, Heart, Radio X, Smooth and Classic FM.
2. Listen to LBC via the Global Player Mobile App
Download and install Global Player, swipe to LBC and listen to the agenda-setting debates no matter where you are.
You can find out more about Global Player and the Global family of brands including Capital, Capital XTRA, Capital Dance, Heart, Radio X, Smooth and Classic FM right here.
3. Listen to LBC on Smart Speakers
Just say "Alexa, Play LBC" to listen live via the LBC Alexa skill.
Use the Alexa app to grant location permissions, and it'll automatically find your nearest LBC station.
Want to catchup on the last 7 days of radio for free? You can listen back to your favourite presenters using the new Global Player skill - just ask for a show and a date, then sit back & enjoy!
We now offer a longer news experience on Alexa. Try saying “Alexa, Play the News” and use your voice to select LBC as your news provider.
You can hear the latest news update as well as longer news stories on all manner of topics.
You can easily skip to the next story by saying, “Alexa, skip.” All you then need to do is simply say “Play the News” and you can enjoy all of the latest news from LBC.
4. How To Listen to LBC on Google Home and Google Assistant
Google Assistant can play LBC - just say:
"Hey Google, play LBC"
5. How To Listen to LBC on Apple HomePod and Siri
Just say "Hey Siri, Play LBC radio".
You can also ask Siri on your iPhone or iPad to play LBC via the Global Player App or Apple Music.
6. How To Listen to LBC On Sonos
You can now listen to LBC on your Sonos smart speaker.
Add "Global Player" as a source in your Sonos app, and enjoy live radio from your favourite LBC presenters.
Or if you’d simply like to listen live, search for the station within the new Sonos Radio section in the Sonos app.
7. Listen to LBC through your TV
You can listen to LBC via your TV by the following channels:
- Sky Digital channel 0123
- Virgin TV channel 919
- Freesat channel 734
- FreevIew channel 732
You can also tune in to LBC using the Global Player app on your Apple TV, Sky Glass and Sky Q set-top boxes, and Samsung TVs.
8. Listen to LBC on FM and DAB
To listen to LBC on your DAB radio simply select "LBC". You can also find the frequency to listen to us on FM here:
LBC: 97.3 FM
For LBC News, 1152 AM