BBC web downloads set to launch

by admin June 27, 2007 at 4:10 pm

BBC Future Media & Technology Director Ashley Highfield launches the iPlayer.

The BBC’s on demand TV service, the BBC iPlayer, will launch to the public on 27 July, the corporation has revealed.

UK users will be able to download popular shows over the net seven days after broadcast to watch on their PC.

Later this year, the service will also be available via links from YouTube and could also appear on other websites such as MSN, Bebo, and Facebook.

At launch the application will only work on Windows PCs but a version for the Mac could be available by autumn.

Full article: BBC News