The BBC iPlayer’s shift from catch-up service to standalone entertainment platform took another lead this week with the announcement that the BBC is to appoint a dedicated Controller for the platform. Earlier this month it was announced that iPlayer would be the exclusive access point for a new Radio 1 online TV channel, featuring exclusive […]
Set top box maker Humax has unveiled a new internet connected Freeview+ HD model which also offers access to BBC iPlayer and selected web apps. The HDR-2000T/500GB offers 500GB of recording space – enough for 125 hours of high definition and 300 hours of standard definition – the ability to record two channels at once or […]
Transcript of a speech given by Tony Hall, BBC Director-General, at the BBC Radio Theatre in London on Tuesday 8 October 2013 on the corporation’s future.
Poorly set-up networks mean over half a million UK homes are losing around 4Mbps of broadband speed, according to research conducted by TalkTalk. The ISP claims that over the course of a year British homes will leak over 100 million megabytes of bandwidth capacity, more than enough to power BBC iPlayer continuously for 59 years. […]