BBC has given the greenlight for their VOD service. The player has been approved by the BBC Trust
Television audiences will be able to watch the television shows online or download them for up to 30 days following their original broadcasts.
An interesting aspect of the ruling is that only programs that have a “distinct run, with a beginning and end, and a narrative arc, or those that are landmar series with exceptionally high impact.” will be allowed to be part of the service.
Final approval is expected by Spring.
Source: [Variety] — BBC greenlights VOD service