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BBC to Introduce iPlayer Globally as Apple iPad Application, FT Reports

The British Broadcasting Corp. plans to introduce an international version of its iPlayer video-on- demand service as an application of Apple Inc.’s iPad, the Financial Times reported, citing Luke Bradley-Jones, the managing director of BBC.com, the BBC’s commercial web arm.

The U.S. is likely to be the first market in which the application will be available, the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alan Purkiss in London on apurkiss@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Colin Keatinge in London at ckeatinge@bloomberg.net.

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