Ryan Thomas Hewitt

Business Analyst

Blog posts in total 5

Posts

  1. BBC Sport app: "Top Stories" widget

    The Top Stories widget will enables users to easily keep up-to-date with the latest sport action. Users can read the top sport headlines by swiping to view their Notification Centre (on iPhone and iPad), or on their homescreen (Android phones and tablets).

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  2. In the past year we have seen a significant increase in Windows Phone usage. The number of Windows Phone users accessing the BBC Sport mobile site has increased 54% year-on-year. Last month BBC Sport had over 800,000 Windows Phone users.

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  3. Android (phones and tablets) and iOS (iPhone and iPad) app users can now sign up to receive alerts for more than 150 teams. As this is the first release we have limited the range of alerts – a decision based on audience research – to the following: kick-off, goals, half-time score and result.

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  4. It also became clear from user feedback (via email , app reviews, Twitter etc) that people wanted the same ‘native’ functionality they enjoyed in the smartphone app, on their larger tablets.

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  5. BBC Sport has released a free app for Kindle Fire devices. This app optimises the BBC Sport experience on Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDs.

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