BBC Director General Mark Thompson confirmed on Wednesday that the broadcaster’s iPlayer service will finally make the move beyond U.K. borders sometime in 2011, and will come with a monthly subscription fee below US$10.
BBC’s iPlayer goes International this year
Mr. Thompson made the announcement during the Financial Times’ Digital Media & Broadcasting Conference on Wednesday, according to TNW. The service that gives viewers access to BBC TV and radio content online will cost subsctibers “A few dollars a month – less than $10,” he said.
There aren’t many details available about iPlayer support outside of the U.K. yet, but early reports hint that the service will initially be available only to iPad owners.