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BBC iPlayer streaming requests increase 11% in 2017

Monday 12 February 2018 | 09:00 CET | News
The number of requests for programmes to stream over the BBC iPlayer rose by 11 percent in 2017 to 3.3 billion, the British broadcaster announced. On average 272 million programmes were streamed each month. December was the biggest month, with 327 million requests, supported by the introduction of a number of box sets over the holidays. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC
Countries: United Kingdom
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