BBC launch i-bar

1st May 2002

The BBC today launched the BBCi bar on the DTT platform. The bar which has been testing on DTT for sometime can be accessed though the text button on your remote. The i-bar service allows easy access to now/next infomation, weather, lottery, news updates in the lower third of the on screen and the main service can be accessed at any time by selecting Blue. In a related story, the press red banner on BBC News 24 has gone and been repaced with a small press red button in the top right of the screen, linking to the news pages.


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