BBC1 and BBC2 go live online

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 by

Today’s news confirms the BBC is the most switched on broadcaster when it comes to the web.

Following in the footsteps of the US networks, the Corporation will be making BBC1 and BBC2 available to view online from 27 November. The channels will join BBC3, BBC4, CBBC, CBeebies and BBC News which are already simulcast on

Director of of BBC Vision, Jana Bennett, said: “Jana Bennett said: “The launch of BBC1 and BBC2 online completes our commitment to make our portfolio of channels available to watch on the internet.

“From 27 November licence fee payers will be able to watch BBC programmes, live, wherever they are in the UK on their computers, mobile phones and other portable devices.

“Through iPlayer and series stacking, they’ll have the option to catch up with them later.”

Read the full story on the BBC press site.


One Response to “BBC1 and BBC2 go live online”

  1. Nick Gates on November 19th, 2008 11:50 am

    US networks? Loads of the major European networks have been live online for some time now, and whatsmore you can watch quite a lot of them from the UK if you’re that way inclined.