BBC News: The BBC has launched a version of its iPlayer video on demand service for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch.It is the first time the service has been available on portable devices.
The iPhone and iPod touch are able to stream shows from the iPlayer website over wi-fi networks. The iPhone cannot stream BBC video over the cell network. A BBC developer said that the corporation was currently working on other versions of the iPlayer for “many more” devices.
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.”