SR, Swedish public service radio, launched a series of podcasts , or “podradio“, in May 2005 and the shows have since been downloaded a total of 1.3 million times. Last summer, the show fittingly named Sommar (Summer) was downloaded about half a million times in June, July and August. SR now offer 28 different shows as podradio, the most popular show currently being science show Vetenskapsradion (Science radio) with 40,000 downloads.
For copyright reasons, all podcasts are without music and no solution seems to be close at hand.
Source: Dagens Media.