The BBC has put on hold plans to remove the text elements of its Red Button service.
The BBC is to combine the separate apps it currently runs for BBC News and BBC Sport into the iPlayer.
This weekend the BBC will broadcast the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who. The long-running sci-fi drama is about to outlive two BBC projects by some considerable margin.
A new review of BBC Online and Red Button services will look at how they are adapting to changes in technology, media and audience behavior.
The BBC is to explore how the delivery of content over IP can further “enrich and add value” to its television services. Publishing its first-ever Priorities and Summary Workplan, for the period 2011/12, the BBC Executive says the current Red Button service will play a vital role in acting as a navigator and a guide […]
BBC Red Button content is being extended to Freesat, adding single stream video services that have previously been absent from the free-to-air platform.
The BBC has been told to concentrate its Red Button services on the provision of news and information through digital text and additional coverage of major live events. Providing a consistent service across all platforms should reduce the substantial distribution costs.