First subscription worth buying

BBC iPlayer will cost ‘fewer than $10’ a month for international subscribers
[Via Engadget]

As you know, the BBC’s iPlayer online video catchup portal is about to strap its boots on and go international via the iPad some time this year, a subscription service which has now been priced at “fewer than $10” per month. That’s the word direct from Mark Thompson, director general of the grand old corporation, who also assures us that the global launch is definitely coming in 2011. iPad and Android apps for the iPlayer were recently launched in the BBC’s homeland, so the technical requirements have already been fulfilled — now it’s probably just a matter of dotting some Is, crossing some Ts, and making sure Jeremy Clarkson doesn’t score you a lawsuit with his outspoken bravado.


This would be very nice when it happens. Having access to the BBC, and perhaps to a couple of other channels if rumors are to be believed, could be a lot of fun. Now if I could get access to all the soccer games …

2 thoughts on “First subscription worth buying

  1. I highly recommend that you check out some if not all of the comments about the service in England before you get too excited.

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