BBC iPlayer sets new viewing record (with help from Wallace and Gromit)

Jan 7, 2009 | Uncategorized

The BBC’s iPlayer set a new traffic record in December as viewers made 41m requests for programmes, writes Brand Republic. Usage was up nearly 20% on the previous month when the service received 35m requests. In total, the service processed 271m requests during 2008. In the seven days from Christmas Day to December 31st the […]

The BBC’s iPlayer set a new traffic record in December as viewers made 41m requests for programmes, writes Brand Republic. Usage was up nearly 20% on the previous month when the service received 35m requests. In total, the service processed 271m requests during 2008. In the seven days from Christmas Day to December 31st the total number of requests reached 8m with viewers most keen to watch “Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death”, “Doctor Who” and the “Top Gear Vietnam Special”.
Development of the service continues – the BBC recently introduced downloading for Linux and Mac users in addition to a special CBBC version for children.
From Brand Republic: http://www.brandrepublic.com, 07/01/2009
BBC iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

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