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doesn't that effectively shut down 6music after all?
may or may not have an N in the middle somewhere
I always knew they were up to no good *shakes fist*
to save money. seems a bit pointless
Radio and music will come out of BBC iPlayer, and we’ll develop a new stand-alone product
All radio station sites, music events, podcasts and programme pages will be integrated to focus on interactive live radio, quick and seamless access to programming, support for new music and personalisation - on whatever internet-connected device you happen to have,” he said.
Yeah, streamlining the radio content online... O DRAT BLAST N ALL
doesn't that mean you listen to 6 music through this?
When I listen online to radio I usually go via the website so it pops out in own window and not via iplayer. Sounds like a rebrand/position rather than losing anything.
Also, if you're that arsed about it, move back to UK and pay your fee, otherwise SHUT IT! ;)
I'm pretty sure you'll still be able to listen to all the radio content online as previously, but maybe through a different player.
Yes they're losing bits, but all the radio side is being moved to it's own part. Now I have no idea how much any of it will cost or what the tech aspects are but depending on where you use the iplayer it can be quite bloated and I guess they've detailed info about which areas are used most often on which platforms. I use it through my bluray which streams it over interent via BD Live or something. But only to watch TV, I've never used it to listen to a past radio programme. I tend to find these via the website for whatever station I know the show was on and listening direct from their. I might not be typical user but I'm sure it'll be fine and there won't be much real difference.
I don't have a radio and I like listening at my leisure. Stupid fools.
the bleeding heart liberal elite are outrage over nothing
but I'd have thought that developing a new stand alone radio player would cost more money...
my understanding of this is that they're scaling down, which means LESS content and presumably less accessability
does someone have anything more detailed on what they will be offering instead of all radio stations on iPlayer ?
but it might be easier to maintain + they may be able to implement other tech gobbins more suited to audio only streaming which will probably need to be less graphically intensive.... require less of their server processors *as well as your own* and take up less of the BBCs bandwidth as a result as well as meaning they will be able to service more people without having to increase the amount of servers they have... that's just my theory behind it anyways.
until people mentioned that they were just moving it elsewhere. Although, unless I'm reading it wrong, it still doesn't actually say what functions that "elsewhere" will have. Don't care about 6music, never listened to it, but I want my Radio 4 comedy on demand, damn it!
Probably/maybe/idon'tknowifitdoes sorta ties in with the whole YouView thing - ."When complete, YouView will unify the likes of BBC iPlayer, BT Vision, 4oD and ITV Player". - http://www.reghardware.com/2011/01/19/youview_delay/
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