Marcus Arthur


BBC Store launches with ‘most comprehensive ever’ offering

BBC Worldwide today launches its download-to-own BBC Store, promising access to the “most comprehensive collection of BBC programmes ever collected”. The store is a joint effort between the BBC’s commercial and public service arms and is accessible both through the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service and from a standalone website – with BBC Store mobile apps […]

BBC mulling subscription model for international version of Store

BBC Store, the forthcoming electronic sell-through service from BBC Worldwide, will likely be rolled out internationally sometime after its UK launch next year, with the BBC’s commercial arm mulling whether to adopt a subscription or a transactional model for the international service.  Speaking at Informa’s Digital TV World Summit in London this morning, Marcus Arthur, […]

BBC to integrate EST Store with iPlayer, initial launch scheduled for Q215

BBC Store, the UK public broadcaster’s planned electronic sell-through proposition, will be launched in the second quarter of next year and will later be integrated with the BBC iPlayer catch-up service, according to Marcus Arthur, president of UK and ANZ, BBC Worldwide. Speaking on a panel session at the PEVE Entertainment Business Futures conference in […]