ITV has officially launched its app for the ITV Player iPhone and iPad. The Apple iOS application makes its debut just a week after a similar product for Android devices.
ITV is planning to introduce new applications for its ITV Player catch-up service in the next few weeks.
ITV has signalled its intention to make its content available on a cross-platform basis, adding the ITV Player to PlayStation 3, and confirming the catch-up service’s much-anticipated Freesat launch.
Robin Pembroke has been appointed as the new managing director of ITV.com, the broadcaster has announced.
The former chief executive of radio group GCap Media Fru Hazlitt is to join ITV plc as managing director of commercial and online. It means the departure of Ben McOwen Wilson, ITV’s director of online and interactive, who becomes the latest high profile name to leave the commercial broadcaster.
Dominic Cameron, ITV’s director of online for the past two years, is to step down ahead of the broadcaster’s strategic review.
Subscription-free satellite service Freesat has confirmed that the ITV Player catch-up service will join the platform in the first half of 2010. It will join the BBC iPlayer, a beta version of which will be made available from December 7, 2009.