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IN BRIEF: BBC costs row.

A ROW over iPlayer costs has erupted between the BBC and internet service providers as the corporation revealed that use of its "on demand" video service had risen by 25% a month.

BBC research found that BBC iPlayer enjoyed "significant growth" in its first three months.

But internet service providers (ISPs) raised concerns about whether the internet could cope with the popularity of the video service. It has been suggested the BBC should help foot the bill for internet upgrades.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Apr 10, 2008
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