Date: 27.09.2012Last updated: 27.09.2012 at 10.54

Category: Online and interactive

The BBC iPlayer performance pack for June to August 2012 is now available as a PDF to download.

Summary headlines for June to August include:

  • Record breaking BBC iPlayer requests in August – with a new high of 196 million – driven by the huge national interest in the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Highest-ever requests per week (51m) and users per week (11.5m) on w/c 30th July 2012 due to the interest in the London 2012 Olympic Games coverage
  • Highest-ever requests from mobile and tablet devices in August (22m and 17m respectively), contributing almost a fifth of total requests in the month (19%) - driven by TV requests for programmes related to the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Highest-ever proportion (32%) of live TV requests in August driving by demand for live London 2012 Olympic Games coverage
  • Previous record had been set the month before in July, when due to the Wimbledon 2012 Men’s Final and start of the Olympics, live viewing had increased to 24%
  • The London 2012 Olympic Games ceremonies were the most-requested programmes in July and August
  • 3.9m requests for the Opening Ceremony
  • 2.1m requests for Closing Ceremony
  • Other popular TV programmes included Parade’s End, Accused, Citizen Khan and Bad Education proved popular in August. On radio, Test Match Special and BBC 5 live Olympics coverage topped the most-requested programmes chart in August

BBC iPlayer Performance Pack Jun-Aug 2012 (pdf)

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