BBC adds 3G streaming to iPlayer Android app

The BBC has released a new version of its iPlayer Android app to include streaming over 3G networks and an updated Adobe Flash player for improved playback.

The free app has been downloaded 1.3 million times since it launched a year ago. The updated version includes 3G streaming for live and catch-up TV and radio programmes. It works across all UK mobile networks.

Following feedback from users about the video quality of the iPlayer Android app, the BBC has also improved the playback experience by including an updated Adobe Flash player.

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