BBC iPlayer and ITV Player hitting Sky Anytime+ service, rolls out beyond Sky broadband customers

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Sky are updating their Anytime+ service, announcing that they've signed a deal that will see the BBC's iPlayer and the ITV Player VOD platforms be added to their own video-on-demand portal. Sky have also announced that, for the first time,…

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Video Preview: A look at of BBC iPlayer's new features

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The BBC today launched a pretty substantial re-vamp of their iPlayer video-on demand service. Adding customisable modules and integrating social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, the BBC look to have really paid attention to what the public have asked…

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Video Interview: BBC iPlayer's Eric Huggers on web TV and social media

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Eric Huggers, Controller of BBC Future Media, was in town today to talk about the latest re-vamped version of BBC iPlayer, Auntie's video on demand service that has taken the nation by storm. Shiny Shiny's Anna was on hand…

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BBC iPlayer gets social networking and customisation features in new update

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The BBC's Anthony Rose and Erik Huggers have today been showing off the fruits of a brand new revamp for the BBC's video on demand service, iPlayer. Customisation options and the introduction of social networking features sit at the top…

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BBC iPlayer on Freesat confirmed – coming before Christmas

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Now slated to launch next month the service will enable owners of Freesat satellite TV boxes to access the iPlayer's on demand programming via a TV. The iPlayer is already available to Virgin Media and BT Vision box owners but both of those services require a subscription whereas Freesat is free after the initial purchase of the equipment.

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