The BBC has launched a new standalone iPlayer Radio app for iPhone, iPad and desktop that grants users access to live audio streams of all of the BBC's radio stations, as well as on-demand archive content.
BBC Worldwide, with help from social app maker Softwind Studio, has developed a Facebook video on-demand application that allows Facebook users to rent episodes of Top Gear and view these directly within the social network.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has launched its global iPlayer service this morning, Thursday, with an iPad only app now available in 11 European countries. Other areas such as Australia, Canada and the US are expected to follow later this year.
BBC Worldwide has today launched the BBC News Android app to audiences internationally. An iOS version of this free app has already proved very popular since it launched in April 2010, with over three million downloads outside of the UK alone.