HTML 5 is not the Saviour, according to BBC

The BBC’s digital boss, Erik Huggers has defended The Corporation’s commitment to Flash player saying that “it currently happens to be the most efficient way to deliver a high quality experience to the broadest possible audience”. At the same time, he stated that HTML 5 is not up there in terms of delivering right quality within the apps favoured by iplayer. Even though Apple have adopted HTML 5 over Flash, it looks like Adobe’s platform is far from dead, and could remain the dominant delivery system for IP-based TV for some time.

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