The BBC has just updated its iPlayer app for the iPhone so that it is able to stream video over all of the UK mobile providers 3G mobile networks. This will make the BBC iPlayer more accessible to users so long as there is a good and steady 3G connection available.
According to David Madden who is the executive project manager for iPlayer on mobile, he wrote in a blog posting;
The BBC iPlayer app for the iPhone and iPod touch puts all of the BBC’s national television channels and radio networks in your pocket. You can now watch live television channels and listen to live radio stations wherever you are.
The app is available to download in the Apple App Store now and is compatible with iPod touch or iPhone 3GS and above, running iOS4.3 and above.
These are the features available from the updated BBC iPlayer app;
Watch, listen live and catch up on the last 7 days of BBC TV and Radio.
Watch live TV
Listen to live radio
Watch on your TV using Apple AirPlay on iOS5
Watch or listen over Wi-Fi and 3G networks
Scroll through and find Featured and Most Popular programmes
Add programmes to your favourites and have them ready and waiting when a new episode or series is available
Browse through the schedule to find the programme you want
This is a free app ready to be downloaded from the app store