May 15th, 2013

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The BBC has rolled its iPlayer TV and radio catch-up service to another platform: Windows Phone 8. The official iPlayer app has gone live on the Windows Phone store as a free download, although the...

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April 24th, 2013

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Six months after its launch on iOS, the BBC's iPlayer Radio app has been ported to Android smartphones and tablets. "This app has all the features of the iOS app as well as some improvements that, as...

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April 19th, 2013

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British broadcaster the BBC has published its latest monthly metrics for its iPlayer catch-up service, revealing a tipping point in March in terms of its mobile usage. "For the first time ever, there...

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March 28th, 2013

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Mobile and tablet use of the BBC iPlayer remained strong in February, making up 77m requests, or 29% of the total. The BBC said use remained consistent with January, when “rocketing” iPlayer requests...

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March 25th, 2013

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The BBC has commissioned an iPlayer-exclusive drama series as it looks to increase the amount of content it offers online. The series, a collaboration between BBC iPlayer, BBC Three and BBC Drama Production,...

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March 6th, 2013

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The BBC has agreed a deal with Microsoft to bring the iPlayer to Windows Phone as a “shortcut”. The shortcut, which will be available soon from the Windows Phone Store, will enable the iPlayer to work...

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March 1st, 2013

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BBC iPlayer enjoyed a record January thanks to tablets and mobile, with 272m programme requests in total. The BBC said that this 26% month-on-month increase was a result of “rocketing” iPlayer requests...

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February 11th, 2013

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The BBC is to debut 40 hours of TV content on the iPlayer this year, as part of a trial into digital-first. The trial, which has been approved by the BBC Trust, is aimed at the 2% of BBC viewers who only...

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January 25th, 2013

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The BBC has revealed that mobile and tablet usage of its iPlayer catch-up service grew by 177% in 2012, accounting for more than a quarter of the 2.32bn TV and radio shows accessed through the service. "Last...

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