January was another record-breaking month for the iPlayer, with over 120 million requests for content across all platforms

The month of January again saw records broken for TV and radio requests on BBC iPlayer. In total there were 120 million requests across all platforms, including online and other devices such as Virgin Media boxes.

Figures released by the BBC showed the week of 4-10 January set a new record for total requests (23.8m) and radio requests (8m).

Boosted by catch-up viewing after Christmas, Doctor Who and Gavin and Stacey proved popular requests.

While requests via PC or Mac dominate, numbers accessing via a Wii or PS3 increased, totalling 4% and 8% of the total respectively.

Viewers remain skewed in favour of males and under-55s, while on-demand TV is the main request, with only 8% of requests being for live TV streaming.

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The BBC iPlayer now averages over 3.2 million requests for programmes a day, from an average of 1.3 million unique users a day.

The final episode of Top Gear was the most viewed, with over 1.1 million requests, while Test Match Special coverage dominated the radio requests. 

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