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Competitions available on BBC iPlayer
FIFA Women's World Cup (2019-2025)BBC has secured British media rights to the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023. BBC is set to provide extensive tournament coverage by joining ITV in showing all 64 matches live in the UK. The matches have been slotted on various BBC channels. The 2023 Women's World Cup Final is scheduled to air live on both BBC1 and ITV1 in the UK.
More detailsIn addition to television coverage, live audio commentary is available on BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Sports Extra. Viewers can also access match highlights through the BBC's online platforms, including BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website. Pregame and postgame shows are expected to be included in the broadcast lineup, with match highlights and recaps.
UEFA Euro (2024)
UEFA Champions League (2024-2027)The BBC has acquired UK rights to the UEFA Champions League for the 2024-2027 cycle. It is the first time that the British public service broadcaster has landed TV rights to this competition. BBC’s Champions League contract includes match highlights on television, as well as on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and mobile apps.
More detailsShort clips around the competition are also expected to be regularly posted on the network’s social media channels. In addition, BBC’s deal includes the Champions League final.
England - FA Cup (2021-2025)British public service broadcaster the BBC has extended its English FA Cup domestic rights until 2025. The four-year contract renewal, which takes effect in 2021, will see BBC’s free-to-air television channels air up to 18 live FA Cup matches every season. Coverage will include up to six live FA Cup games from the first and second rounds, as well as FA Cup highlights and clips online.
More detailsThe BBC will be sharing FA Cup broadcasts with British commercial network ITV.
England - Women's Super League (2021-2024)
Northern Ireland - NIFL Premiership (2021-2024)
Scotland - Scottish Cup (2021-2024)
BBC iPlayer History, Coverage, Features
BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming service that allows users to watch BBC-produced content on-the-go both live and on-demand. It was initially launched as a free service on December 25, 2007 and it is owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation. This platform also used to provide radio service, but this was discarded in 2018 with the appearance of BBC Sounds.
BBC iPlayer has been available in a variety of platforms, including mobile phones for with Android or iOS, tablets, personal computers, video game consoles, Blu-ray players and OTT services.
Users have always needed to provide credentials to access live content on the platform, but there was no requirement of the sort to access on-demand shows. That changed in September of 2016, when a television “license” was required to access all content in the platform.
BBC iPlayer is not only available in the UK, as users from around the world can access most of its shows. The main exception to this rule has to do with sports broadcasts, which may be geo-restricted.
Throughout its history, BBC iPlayer has featured content not only from the British Broadcasting Corporation, but also from ITV, ITV2, ITV 3, ITV4, Channel 4, E4, More4, Film4, Channel 5, 5Star, 5 USA and S4C. In order to accomplish this, BBC iPlayer redirected the user to the broadcasters streaming service.
BBC iPlayer is available in the following languages: English, Welsh, Scottish, Gaelic, and Irish.
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