04 February 2007

UK - BBC's download plans get backing

(BBC)
TV shows like Doctor Who are expected to be available for download after the BBC Trust gave initial approval to the BBC's on-demand plans. Viewers will be able to watch popular programmes online or download them to a home computer up to a week after they are broadcast. But the trust imposed tough conditions on classical music, which could stop a repeat of the BBC's Beethoven podcasts.