Come and meet these leaders of the Tablets 2.0 revolution:

  • Jane Boulware

    Vice President, Windows Devices

  • Hector Llorens

    Platform Manager, Business Tablets

  • Christopher Gish

    Vice President of Sales
    Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

  • Steven Beggs

    Senior Manager, Learning Innovation
    Home Depot

  • David Goodman

    International Rescue Committee

  • David Crain

    Assistant Provost & CIO
    Southern Illinois University (SIU)

If you're involved in a tablet deployment at your company, you may be eligible for a free pass. Check conditions on the registration page. Learn more

BBC says smartphones & tablets are increasingly being used for watching catch-up TV

by Doug Drinkwater

October 1 2013

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is seeing a steady rise in the number of people watching catch-up TV with a smartphone or tablet.

The BBC published a new study on Monday into how people used its own iPlayer VOD service in August, with the results pointing to the growing influence of mobile devices.

The publicly-owned broadcaster found that mobile and tablets accounted for 32% of all iPlayer traffic in the month, a penetration which equals the previous record set in June of this year. Tablets on their own represented 25% of all iPlayer TV views, and significantly increasing their dominance over smartphones (which had 15% of all views).

The BBC went onto indicate that there were 234 million iPlayer requests in total in August, representing a rise of 19% on a yearly basis, and said that iPlayer users are typically evenly split between male and female but “strongly under-55 in terms of age”.

Links & Apps

Share with: Comment   v

Free newsletters for more tablet news, insights, apps and tips



Latest in tablet business / productivity