Aug 152015

BBC Worldwide has signed a deal to broadcast a branded block of BBC Earth content on Canal+ 1 in Spain.

The factual content block is available on Canal+ 1 in Spain now.

“I am incredibly proud that audiences in Spain, through Canal+ will now have a dedicated place for our BBC Earth content, featuring territory premieres of some of the best natural history and premium factual content anywhere in the world,” said Tobi de Graaff, executive vice-president, Western Europe, BBC Worldwide.
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Oct 192013

BBC Global Iplayer to be dropped

BBC Worldwide chief Tim Davie has revealed his vision for the corporation’s commercial arm – BBC Worldwide.

He said plans for a global iPlayer app had been scrapped. The plan for a new standalone subscription-based iPlayer app for global markets, which was first mooted in 2010 and has been in market testing for two years, is to be dropped.

The global iPlayer app will be folded into a revamped, which will include a new long-form video player. will include a digital store where international consumers will be able to buy, watch and keep programmes.