BBC Strategy Includes Music Downloads
"The BBC wants to be a major player in the digital media world and is
considering partnerships with private businesses to sell music
downloads, Director-General Mark Thompson said on Saturday.
publicly-funded broadcaster is testing software called MyBBCPlayer to
let users download its TV and radio programing, and plans to use its
powerful presence to take its place among Internet media giants like
Google and Yahoo."
Adam Pasick. BBC Targets Music Downloads in Internet Strategy. Reuters. Aug. 29, 2005.
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