BBC’s iPlayer Sees Growth in Smart TV Viewing

BBC’s iPlayer Sees Growth in Smart TV Viewing

BBC’s iPlayer saw an increase of 25% in requests coming from
smart TVs in the month of October. In total, over 20% of
iPlayer requests came from smart TVs. In October, iPlayer
passed a milestone when it hit 213 million requests, the first
time the player has passed 200 million requests in a single

Forty percent of Web users accessed iPlayer in October on a
non-PC connected device, up from 25% last year. PCs still
remain the most popular device to watch iPlayer, which his
available on over 650 devices, and accounted for over half of
the requests in October.

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