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BBC online kids platform ‘could boost production sector’

An ‘iPlay’ digital platform, which would see the BBC and outside partners establish an online platform for kids, could boost investment in the declining UK kids production sector, according to new research. The Communications and Media Research Institute’s ‘Policy Solutions and International Perspectives on the Funding of Public Service Media Content for Children’ report examines […]

BBC to launch dedicated Children’s iPlayer next year

The BBC plans to launch a dedicated children’s version of the iPlayer next year and has also unveiled further details of its proposed iPlay kids digital service. Speaking in Salford on Friday, director of BBC Children’s, Alice Webb, said that the new children’s iPlayer service will be a standalone app that provides a “safe environment” […]

BBC to launch kids iPlayer service, iPlay

UK public service broadcaster the BBC, is to launch a standalone children’s version of popular on-demand service BBC iPlayer. The new service, iPlay, will create a “single front-door” for children to access BBC programming and related digital content. This will allow kids to access content “that matures with them, across more platforms, in a safe […]