The chairman of the BBC has said Ofcom’s regulation of the broadcaster is too narrow, criticising the regulator’s requirement for a Public Interest Test on its plans to expand the BBC iPlayer.
The BBC has adopted the Bitmovin Encoder to speed content preparation and maximise quality for its live and UHD content on the BBC iPlayer, the technology company has confirmed.
The BBC and ITV are in the concluding phase of talks to establish a strategic partnership to launch a streaming SVOD service to rival Netflix.
The BBC is launching BBC Scotland on Sunday 24 February 2019 at 7pm (UK time).
The BBC and Discovery have reportedly agreed to pool their natural history and wildlife programming in a new subscription streaming service.
The BBC could set up a base in Brussels or Amsterdam after Brexit, DG Tony Hall has confirmed, reports The Times.
Altough the broadcaster remains tight-lipped about such a move, the BBC is reportedly looking for a European base of operations post-Brexit.
In case of a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ the BBC is set to lose the international distribution of its domestic channels in Ireland, The Netherlands and Belgium.
The BBC is in talks with Irish and Dutch authorities to obtain broadcast licences allowing it to continue broadcasting across the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, reports Bloomberg,
The BBC and Sky have written to the European Commission demanding action against the pirate TV streaming service BeoutQ.