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I listen to Radio 1 using Windows Media Player with the active content disabled. The URL I use is: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r1.asx If you want to listen to other BBC radio stations then change the number at the end of the URL e.g r2.asx. r3.asx etc Much better than the web player on the BBC site. I found that if I listened for a couple of ...


The page below is the answer... It contains links to Flash (spit) and non flash media sources for all(?) their radion stations. :-) How can I listen to BBC Radio stations and programmes online? http://www.bbc.co.uk/faqs/online_radiohowto http://faq.external.bbc.co.uk/questions/radio/online_radiohowto/?src=interstitial And for regional stations: ...


I think that any audio player that lets you add URL to playlist will play the audio stream for you. Thats the clean way, how I do it. I use classic old Winamp on Windows. Just put there URL like Barry has mentioned.


There doesn't seem to be an option on the site to allow the listening to radio programmes with out a video component. The "in page" version is an animated speaker the "pop out" version has more animations. On Windows if you right click over the Flash player you can get to an options dialog that has an "Enable hardware acceleration" option on the Display ...


The three TV categories 1500, 800 and 500 (kbps) would seem to relate to the different resolutions you can view SD content. 1500 kbps is the required bitrate for fullsize SD (832 x 468) (just shorter than the width of the website) - this is the default size when you navigate to the TV show (assuming your connection can cope). This is also considered "Normal ...


From my understanding, the restriction on video sites such as the BBC is based on the IP address you are connecting from. The only way around this is to connect from a UK IP address using a VPN or similar. If you are leaving a machine at home, you can install OpenVPN or similar. It may cause an increase in latency and a decrease in bandwidth, but you ...


Suggestion from another forum was to use Adblock Plus addon for your browser. You then right click on the animation to get the option of blocking it. Works on my mac with firefox and cpu usage went from 70 to 25

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