BBC iPlayer sees spike in live, record browser number

BBC iPlayer saw a spike in live viewing in June as Wimbledon and the Euro2016 football championship had an impact on usage. Live viewing grew to 11% of all requests, the highest level since mid-2014. BBC iPlayer also hit a unique browser record, with an average of 19.9 million unique browsers – the number of […]

iPlayer receives record mobile traffic in June

The BBC’s iPlayer video-on-demand service had a record proportion of mobile traffic in June, as playback on PCs sunk to an all-time low in terms of viewing percentage.   In the month, the BBC said that a record 32% of total iPlayer programme requests for TV and radio in June came from mobile and tablet […]