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This article was published on February 10, 2011

    BBC’s iPlayer now available in the UK App Store

    BBC’s iPlayer now available in the UK App Store
    Brad McCarty
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    Brad McCarty

    A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

    We’ve talked about it and we’ve been waiting for it but now it’s here. BBC’s iPlayer for the iPad is now available in the UK App Store. The iPlayer app will bring BBC programs to your iPad but only if you’re in the UK.

    We’ve snagged this screenshot from over at Macstories:

    And now, the wait begins. For those of us in the rest of the world, we won’t have access to the free content iPlayer. A source from the BBC tells us that the application will likely be stranded in the UK until a subscription model of some sort can be sorted out.

    We’ll give you a full review as soon as we give it a good look. The first thing to note is that none of the content seems to be cached locally. That means that if you don’t have a solid Internet connection, you’re out of luck for viewing anything in the app.