The new series of BBC One drama Doctor Foster topped the chart for the most watched programme on the BBC iPlayer in September.
Three of the most talked about shows on the BBC comprise the entire top ten of most-requested episodes on BBC iPlayer in April.
The principle behind the sign in for iPlayer is one of wanting “a more reciprocal, personalised and engaged experience for our viewers”, according to David Ball, distribution and business development, BBC.
The BBC iPlayer will be reinvented in a bid to be the “number one online TV service” in the UK by 2020, the broadcaster’s director general Lord Hall has said.
The BBC is extending the iPlayer’s Restart feature to mobile devices.
UK viewers that claim to watch catch-up TV on the BBC iPlayer will be required to pay the Licence Fee from September 1.
The BBC has reportedly held talks with ITV over the launch of a new streaming service.
The BBC has become the latest broadcaster to add its content to the fourth Generation Apple TV.
The BBC is creating a dedicated iPlayer app for the revamped Apple TV.
The BBC is planning the launch of a new OTT service in the United States.