BBC Global iPlayer to close in June
Peter S Kirk
peter.kirk at isauk.biz
Thu May 14 15:19:30 PDT 2015
On 14 May 2015 at 22:24, CJB CJB <chrisjbrady at gmail.com> wrote:
> The BBC has confirmed the "global" version of its iPlayer on-demand
> service will close next month.
> The corporation had charged users subscription fees to watch
> programmes via the app in Western Europe, Australia and Canada.
> However, it never came to the US.
Must have been very few subscriptions if a low-cost money spinner was not
Oops, forgot, it is BBC = public sector so no doubt massively over staffed
and all on unjustifiably high remuneration packages with frequent overseas
research and training holidays in 5 start resorts.
[quote]Users have been notified of the switch-off, and auto-renewing
subscriptions are being cancelled.[/quote]
BBC deserves credit for that honest approach. Something Sky, Talk-Talk/AOL,
Vermin Media and others should emulate.
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