BBC to launch US OTT service

photo: Broadband TV News

Making the announcement as part of a wider RTS Cambridge speech on content within the BBC and the role of BBC Worldwide, director-general Tony Hall said: “We’re launching a new OTT video service in America offering BBC fans programmes they wouldn’t otherwise get – showcasing British actors; our programme-makers – and celebrating our culture.” He also confirmed the new BBC Store would launch [in the UK] next month. – Julian Clover, Broadband TV News