Development of BBC's mobile apps

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Could you tell us:

1 the development costs of the the BBC's mobile apps (BBC News, BBC Sport, BBC iPlayer, BBC Weather), preferably broken down by app & platform (so BBC News -iOS, BBC News - Android etc).

2 the technologies chosen for development (e.g. are they truly native, or are they HTML5 combined with Phonegap etc?)

3 the download & usage stats for each, again broken down by app & platform.

Yours faithfully,

Dan S.

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr S,

Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

Yours sincerely,
The Information Policy and Compliance Team

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From: Dan S [[FOI #172217 email]]
Sent: 08 August 2013 09:46
To: FOI Enquiries
Subject: RFI20131155 - Freedom of Information request - Development of BBC's mobile apps

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Could you tell us:

1 the development costs of the the BBC's mobile apps (BBC News, BBC Sport, BBC iPlayer, BBC Weather), preferably broken down by app & platform (so BBC News -iOS, BBC News - Android etc).

2 the technologies chosen for development (e.g. are they truly native, or are they HTML5 combined with Phonegap etc?)

3 the download & usage stats for each, again broken down by app & platform.

Yours faithfully,

Dan S.

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