In the United States, reports show around nearly 20% of households with internet access use it to watch television broadcasts either via channel sites or YouTube, double the number two years ago. - The Conference Board and TNS, Consumer Internet Barometer, September 2008.
Therefore, Jana Bennet, Director of BBC Vision said during the press release on 19/11/2008 "From 27 November licence fee payers will be able to watch BBC programmes, live, wherever they are in the UK on their computers, mobile phones and other portable devices."Through iPlayer and series stacking, they'll have the option to catch up with them later."
BBC one and BBC two to be simulcast from 27 November 2008. Retrieved March 16, 2010, fromhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2008/11_november/19/simulcast.shtml
The BBC's international commercial TV channels [Image] 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2010 from http://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/
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