BBC reports record iPlayer traffic over New Year

The BBC said that it received more iPlayer programme requests in the week from December 26 to January 1 than during any other week in the history of the catch-up service. Announcing iPlayer stats for the festive period, the BBC said that during the week of New Year, 69.3 million programme requests were made. December […]

Cable operators top Netflix December European ISP table

Cable operators topped subscription video-on-demand service Netflix’s ISP speed rankings in major European countries in December, with the major cable players in the UK, Germany and France all leading their respective rankings. Virgin Media led the Netflix ISP league in the UK, with average speeds of 4.04Mbps, up from 3.98Mbps previously. BT cam second with 3.81Mbps, […]