The number of people listening to BBC radio shows on the internet has grown by a quarter in the past month. ¶ Online demands to hear radio programmes passed nine million in February - up more than 25% on the previous month. ..¶... Online listening to digital-only networks ... has soared by 83% in the last year. ¶ On-demand listening - when a web user chooses to listen to a show after it has been aired - rose to 4.4 million hours. ¶ Live listening hours on the internet increased from five million in January to 6.8 million last month. ... Link: BBC News.