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    Wii To Receive Dedicated iPlayer Feed

    For all the BBC/Wii fans out there:

    Wii To Receive Dedicated iPlayer Feed

    Source: Register Hardware [The Register]

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    BBC Iplayer is good.. but theres not enough on it ;p

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    You really have to ask as time goes on, just how are the BBC going to tell whether these people have television licenses?

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    BBC - BBC Internet Blog: iPlayer Doesn't Require A TV Licence... Yet

    You don't need one to watch on demand content.

    Ben

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    Which I think is going to become a big issue.. as more and more people opt for TV on demand, the views of the live broadcast will keep on decreasing..

    However, its not just watching the bbc that dictates your license.. if you watch *any* live TV, you need a license AFAIK

    Our household (back home) hasnt watched live TV (apart from football/news) since Sept 2007 when I put a Netgear Eva8000 media player in each of the lounges and hooked it up to a media server which downloaded TV episodes from the 'net.

    Granted getting the US shows is a bit dubious, but getting the UK shows which we were licensed for is perfectly acceptable in my opinion.. and by using usenet etc its not costing the BBC/ITV/CH4 any money whatsoever (and no lost revenue from ads either as previously we had sky+ we just skip the ads anyway)

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    About time...they say it worked before but it was always just watching it in a web browser and it looked crap
    Might plug my wii in for the first time in months soon then

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    Quote Originally Posted by sidewinder View Post
    About time...they say it worked before but it was always just watching it in a web browser and it looked crap
    Might plug my wii in for the first time in months soon then
    Did this tonight.

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    Downloaded the iplayer for wii last night, watched Dr Who again, worked well, no streaming issues etc

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    Worked fine for me too. Watched Top Gear on it. Pretty impressive.

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    It installs on a softmodded console wihtout issue aswell!

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    Early finish today, so I've updated the console and downloaded it.

    Much better on the big TV than on my PC.


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    Yes must admit very good was looking for info one the framework (Video on Demand Framework) that BBC use to deliver the the content on WII.

    Russ

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