controller of mobile Matthew Postgate said, "Mobile is an extremely important
part of our strategy to allow audiences to access BBC content on multiple platforms
at their convenience. |
agreements with CMLA, CoreMedia and Intertrust have allowed digital rights protection
on full television programmes for mobile for the first time.
of these companies plays a valuable part in helping the BBC evolve its services
for audiences and push the boundaries of the broadcasting industry.
really pleased to be developing these types of partnerships with the wider industry."
chairman Gary Mittelstaedt said, "CMLA is pleased to be joining the highly
respected BBC in supporting their launch of this important new service.
selection of the open industry standard OMA DRM for content protection and IP
Datacast over DVB-H for broadcast service protection, coupled with the trust authority
CMLA, is an important industry milestone that continues the momentum of these
key industry specifications."
Willms Buhse says, "CoreMedia is proud to be part of BBC's new mobile video
service by supplying flexible technology for multi channel delivery, embracing
the standards of OMA DRM 2.0.
the iPlayer, BBC offers its high quality content to a wide audience. Moving images
are king and we are delighted to support the new service with providing best practice
Intertrust CEO Talal Shamoon said, "The BBC is one of the world's most trusted
leading drivers of online video services.
are delighted that the BBC has chosen an open standard such as OMA to provide
DRM for its mobile services and welcome them to a growing family of Intertrust
licensees in this area."
development complements the BBC's alternative download route to portable devices
which allows users to transfer programmes via their PCs.
iPlayer television programmes are available for over the air download on the Nokia
N96 and in the future other compatible mobile devices for seven days after broadcast.