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BBC to create new channel for Scotland

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The BBC is to invest £19 million (€22.4 million) in creating a new TV channel for Scotland and will up its spending on Scottish programming… Read more

BBC to up its investment in Welsh programming

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UK pubcaster the BBC is to increase its funding in English-language programming at its Welsh operation by £8.5 million (€10 million). The BBC claimed the… Read more

BBC rolls out personalisation for connected TVs

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The BBC is rolling out new iPlayer personalisation features for connected TV viewers, in a bid to make it easier to move from device to… Read more

Clementi takes up BBC Board chairman role

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Sir David Clementi has taken up his position as chairman to the new BBC Board, following Privy Council approval. Clementi’s four year term in the… Read more

Freeview kicks off 700MHz clearance with Selkirk BBC move

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Freeview is to quietly begin the process of clearing the 700MHz spectrum – which it is being forced to relinquish by Ofcom to make way… Read more

BBC to run iPlayer box-sets

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The BBC is due to publish a new run of box-sets on its iPlayer digital catch-up service, as part of director general Tony Hall’s plan… Read more

BBC hires former Sky digital platform chief

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The BBC has named Matt Grest as director of platform. Grest was previously Sky’s director of digital platforms, with responsibility for web and mobile across… Read more

YouGov: BBC iPlayer ‘treading water’ compared to Amazon and Netflix

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The BBC is “treading water” with its iPlayer service while Amazon and Netflix are “starting to make waves”, according to new YouGov research. The study… Read more

BBC reports record international web traffic

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BBC.com, the UK corporation’s international news platform, received record web traffic in 2016. The BBC said that the site and its related news and sport… Read more

BBC’s director of transformation leaves to lead DPP

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The BBC’s director of transformation for design and engineering, Mark Harrison, is stepping down to lead the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). Harrison is due to… Read more

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