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BBC fixes streaming lag that hit World Cup games
BBC fixes streaming lag that hit World Cup games
The BBC says it has solved a common problem with live sports streaming that caused a lag between broadcast and web streaming. During the ...... 13 Sep 2018
BBC to stream Wimbledon Tennis matches in 4K HDR
BBC to stream Wimbledon Tennis matches in 4K HDR
The BBC will stream tennis matches from this year's Wimbledon tournament to some UK users in 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR). ...... 21 Jun 2018
BBC tests Planet Earth II in 4K, HDR on iPlayer
BBC tests Planet Earth II in 4K, HDR on iPlayer
The BBC has started running a test delivery of Planet Earth II content in 4K Ultra HD in HDR. For now, it is limited to a number of recent ...... 08 Dec 2016
HTML5 replacing Flash? BBC is latest to edge away
HTML5 replacing Flash? BBC is latest to edge away
Why is everybody seemingly running with open arms to HTML5, and away from Adobe Flash? Back in 2007, it was considered a drawback that Apple ...... 02 Oct 2015 - 2 comments
BBC iPlayer headed to Xbox One
BBC iPlayer headed to Xbox One
The BBC has confirmed this week that it is currently developing an Xbox One version of its popular iPlayer app. Unfortunately, the app will ...... 13 Nov 2013
BBC iPlayer apps hit 20 million downloads
BBC iPlayer apps hit 20 million downloads
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced that its iPlayer apps for Android and iOS have been downloaded over 20 million times. ...... 24 Oct 2013
BBC to unveil new personalized iPlayer
BBC to unveil new personalized iPlayer
The BBC is to update iPlayer to cater more to the personal tastes of each user. Tony Hall, director general of the British Broadcasting Corporation ...... 08 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
BBC iPlayer headed to Windows Phone
BBC iPlayer headed to Windows Phone
The BBC has announced that it will be making its extremely popular iPlayer streaming VOD service available to Windows Phone users. Before ...... 06 Mar 2013
BBC to run shows on iPlayer before broadcast TV
BBC to run shows on iPlayer before broadcast TV
BBC Trust backs iPlayer trial. The BBC will make TV programmes available on the iPlayer before they broadcast on TV, after the BBC Trust ...... 10 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
BBC iPlayer comes to Sky (no.. really!)
BBC iPlayer comes to Sky (no.. really!)
Sky is (really) embracing the BBC iPlayer. As far as we know, hell is not actually freezing over, but the BBC iPlayer IS headed to compatible ...... 31 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Roku adds BBC iPlayer channel to UK set-tops
Roku adds BBC iPlayer channel to UK set-tops
Just a week after expanding from the U.S. to Europe, Roku has announced it has added the BBC iPlayer to its set-top box content offerings. ...... 11 Feb 2012
BBC iPlayer headed to Android, iPad
BBC iPlayer headed to Android, iPad
The BBC has confirmed it will be launching iPad and Android versions of their popular iPlayer, starting next week. On February 10th, the ...... 09 Feb 2011 - 1 comment
     

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