Tag Archives: BBC iPlayer

International BBC iPlayer finally quotes a price

The BBC’s Director General, Mark Thompson has revealed that Auntie’s international iPlayer app will definitely be launched by the end of this year. In the past, Thompson has repeatedly told media.. more

BBC iPlayer app for the iPad

It has recently been announced that the BBC iPlayer is going to be available as an application for the iPad, as of Thursday the 10th of February. The news slipped out.. more

BBC claims its shows on-demand should only be shown on iPlayer

The BBC trust has stated that it wishes for its on-demand service to only be playable on the official BBC iPlayer. This decision was made after the BBC Trust made an.. more

International launch for BBC iPlayer

Since the BBC iPlayer was launched three years ago the service has gone from strength to strength. Not content with offering the iPlayer on everything from smartphones to Internet-connected TVs, the BBC now has geographic expansion in its sights. Speaking at the Edinburgh International Television.. more

Sagemcom makes BBC iPlayer available on freesat STBs

Sagemcom is making the BBC iPlayer available on all its Sagem Freesat HD and Freesat+ HD set-top-boxes, following a successful service trial. As long as the set-top-box is connected to the internet, users can catch up with BBC programmes and radio stations they have missed.. more

Virgin Media record for VoD

The cable and broadband provider Virgin Media is celebrating a fifty per cent increase on the year for its video on demand services. During the month of December the company saw a six per cent increase in views on the previous month, taking the total.. more

BBC iPlayer sees record downloads

The BBC iPlayer may have been going since December 2007, but it seems that there is no stopping its growth, with December 2009 being the first month that the iPlayer reached 115 million programme requests from viewers. The programme that came out on top was.. more

Changes ahead for BBC iPlayer

There have been calls for the BBC to start charging for its iPlayer catch up TV service, which aren’t likely to be popular with licence fee payers as, in effect, they will be paying twice. Lorraine Heggessey, chief executive of TV production company Talkback Thames,.. more

PS3 to get the BBC iPlayer

In an announcement from Sony there was good news for PS3 owners in the UK, as they will soon be able to receive a new film streaming service along with access to the BBC’s iPlayer. The announcement came at the top games event, the Gamescom.. more

ITV launch the ITV Player

In order to cash in on the recent success of the BBC catch up service and the introduction of Sky’s on demand service, ITV are renaming their catch up service as ITV Player, in an attempt to provide an online service for their viewers no.. more