“We are working diligently on multiple fronts to make it happen,” said Ross Honey, senior director for media at Microsoft’s content and partner strategy group. “The BBC is a great content provider.” His comments appeared in the Sunday Times.
The BBC’s “Planet Earth” has been a sensational seller on DVD and Blu-ray. BBC America, of course, has a highly engaged audience on U.S. cable.
It wasn’t clear if British audiences would be able to access the content due to U.K. restrictions linked to its public TV license fee.
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