News Release


UK Release Of BBC News App on iPhone and iPad

Jul 23 2010

The BBC Trust has approved the release of mobile applications by the BBC in the UK. The first effect of this decision is the release of the BBC News App on both the iPhone and iPad.

The application which was built by Mobile IQ for the BBC, was made available globally upon the release of the iPad in April this year. Until now, the availability of the application has been restricted within the UK (via the UK iTunes store), pending the decision by the BBC Trust.

The BBC is planning additional Apps and support on other mobile platforms. Stay tuned for more.

For further information, please see the BBC announcement of the News App availability on the BBC News website.

Additionally, the BBC has release a video demo, which we’ve made available below.


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