“More than 10,000 people have signed an e-petition on the 10 Downing Street website urging the BBC to make its iPlayer available to non-Windows users,” Tim Ferguson reports for Silicon.com.
“At the time of writing, 10,006 people had signed the petition calling for the Prime Minster to instruct the BBC to provide the iPlayer for other operating systems, such as Linux or Apple’s OS X,” Ferguson reports.
“iPlayer is the BBC’s online on-demand television service which was launched last month. It will be available for public download on 27 July – but only for Windows XP users,” Ferguson reports.
“The BBC added that developing a version for Apple Macs and Microsoft Vista is ‘absolutely on our critical path for this year,'” Ferguson reports.
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