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Inside iPlayer: BBCers Self-Congratulate, Lift Lid On VOD Strategy

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A day after offering its underlying technology to other ailing public service broadcasters, the BBC is today giving itself a big back-slap, celebrating “iPlayer Day” with output across its blog, Flickr, Twitter, forums etc. Why not? After it’s first 12 months, iPlayer has pulled 237 million video views. Here are the highlights, starting with Anthony Rose, controller, online media and Vision group…

iPlayer launch director Tony Ageh reveals BBC top dog Mark Thompson announced the project on stage in Edinburgh without knowledge by either Ageh or Ashley Highfield…

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Inside the iPlayer’s NASA-like “operations room” (who knew?!)…