Dan Taylor

BBC iPlayer catch-up being extended to 30 days

The BBC iPlayer catch-up service will be extended from seven days to a 30-day window soon, along with new features including a Radio 1 video player within iPlayer, according to iPlayer chief Dan Taylor, speaking at Informa’s TV Connect event this morning. Taylor also said that the new version of iPlayer launched on a limited […]

iPlayer notches 11 million requests in best day ever

New Year’s Day was the best day ever for the iPlayer with the 11 million 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 in […]