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For watching live TV, subscribers might need a TV license 29 May 2017

Subscription to live TV streaming services in the UK might require to be covered by a TV license. If subscribers watch or record live TV, either through a TV or live online, then a TV license will be required. For … Continue reading

iPlayer ranked UK’s 3rd popular brand, Netflix 6th 30 January 2017

According to a recent YouGov BrandIndex’s list of UK’s top 10 brands, the OTT service BBC iPlayer has been ranked third and the SVOD service Netflix took a new entry into the sixth position. YouTube made it to the ninth position … Continue reading

iPlayer boosts 37% due to Summer Sports 09 September 2016

BBC, the video streaming platform has reported an increase of 37% in summer iPlayer compared to the same period in last year, thanks to the major sporting events this year. The broadcaster experienced an average of 16 million unique browsers a … Continue reading

BBC Challenging iTunes This Autumn With Online Pay TV Service 28 July 2015

  The new VoD service, BBC Store, will let you buy and download individual shows or BBC series like Doctor Who. Facing the most hostile media landscape in recent memory, with the rise of Netflix, falling numbers of licence fee … Continue reading

BBC Bullish on iPlayer Despite Recent Usage Drops 01 June 2015

The BBC iPlayer, the U.K. public broadcaster’s popular VOD service, has seen sequential usage drops in recent months, leading the executive in charge to defend its performance in a blog post. “There were a number of articles suggesting iPlayer’s popularity … Continue reading