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BBC iPlayer Comes to the iPhone

BBC iPlayer Comes to the iPhone

Posted March 7, 2008 at 12:42pm by iClarified
The BBC has launched a version of its iPlayer video on demand service for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch.

The iPhone and iPod touch are able to stream shows using iPlayer over WiFi. Currently the iPhone is not capable of streaming video over cellular. The video is 400Kb/s H.264, while audio runs as a 116Kb/s AAC stream.

Anthony Rose, writing on the BBC internet blog, said: "We started with iPhone because it is the device most optimised for high quality video currently available."

"It displays the BBCiPlayer site and BBC programmes nicely."

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jaspreet singh
jaspreet singh - March 11, 2008 at 5:25pm
how do you get it sum1 telll me plzee
david - March 7, 2008 at 3:44pm
never mind
david - March 7, 2008 at 3:40pm
hey where can i get this i want it so bad
abs - March 7, 2008 at 2:48pm
just tested this and must say this is awesome
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