Today saw the BBC launch it’s iPlayer app in 11 Western European countries.
This is what the BBC said:
We’re proud to be launching today the global BBC iPlayer app, a brand new commercial, video on-demand (VoD) service that will offer our international audiences access to the best contemporary and classic shows from the BBC. The pilot will initially be available as an iPad app from the iTunes store for €6.99 a month (€49.99 for an annual subscription) and will be available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, The Republic of Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. Users will be able to select shows by touching the on-screen programme image and either stream and watch them immediately or download to watch offline later.