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BBC iPlayer requests reach 250 million in July

Thursday 13 August 2015 | 10:19 CET | News
BBC iPlayer registered a total of 250 million TV and radio requests in July, up 2 percent on June. Mobiles and tablets saw strong increases, up 9 percent and 7 percent month-on-month respectively. TV requests were 196 million in July, up 1 percent from June and up 18 percent from July 2014. The profile of iPlayer users remains strongly under-55 in terms of age, which is younger than the typical TV viewers. BBC iPlayer is also used for TV roughly at the same time of day as linear TV viewing.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BBC
Countries: United Kingdom
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Thanks for the article. For those who live outside UK and want to access BBC iPlayer, you can use UnoTelly as I do to get around the geo block.
shaw wakefield @ 18/8/2015 - 17:00


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