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Sony net-connected HD TVs get BBC iPlayer access

Catch up without a computer

Sony has updated its internet-connected Bravia TVs to include access to BBC iPlayer.

The electronics giant promised to allow viewers direct access to the BBC's catch-up service when it launched its 2010 TV range back in the Spring.

Other services it pledged at the time to provide, including Lovefilm and TV channel Five's catch-up offering, were added shortly afterward.

To be fair, Sony did say at the time that introducing iPlayer support might take some time.

Sony's latest generation of HD TVs ship with Bravia Internet Video, the range's online viewing interface. Other services it makes available to users who've linked their tellies to their broadband routers include EuroSport, the Berlin Philharmoniker concert channel, YouTube and FIFA World Cup highlights. ®

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