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BBC: iPlayer coming to iPhone, iPod touch

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2008
News Categories: iPhone

The BBC has announced that its iPlayer service will soon be available on the iPhone and iPod touch. The Guardian reports that the BBC said that iPhone and iPod touch owners would be able to access iPlayer content “within the next few weeks,” which will the first time the service has been available beyond PC and Mac computers. It is unknown whether access will handled via a web application, or if viewing will be made possible through an installable application, which would be available following the release of the iPhone/iPod touch SDK.

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Wait a minute.
At the moment, the iPlayer will ONLY allow you to stream on a Mac because the Download Manager is only compatible with XP/Vista.  The BBC say they working on a Mac version.
Please don’t forget Mac users and create a version for us, too!!

Posted by Simon on February 20, 2008 at 3:50 PM (PDT)


I realize this isn’t the same thing, but I listen to BBC radio on my iphone all the time using flytunes.  The sound quality is great.

Posted by Kay on February 22, 2008 at 9:28 AM (PDT)

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