New Year


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 […]

BBC celebrates ‘best ever’ iPlayer performance

New Year’s Day was the best day ever for the iPlayer with 11 million TV and radio programme requests lodged on the BBC’s catch-up service as viewers caught up on the UK pubcaster’s line-up of festive programming. That compares with 8.1 million requests on New Year’s Day 2013 and equates to a 35% year-on-year increase […]