The virtual store will be operated by BBC Worldwide, the public broadcaster’s commercial arm, and will offer viewers the chance to buy BBC programming.
LONDON – The BBC Trust, the public broadcaster’s governing body, gave the thumbs up to proposals from the BBC executive to launch an online commercial service for audiences to buy and keep BBC programs.
BBC Store will allow users to buy new programs and a selection of content from the BBC archives, on a download-to-own basis.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
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