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iPlayer uncovered: What powers the BBC's epic creation?

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"These are just some of the fascinating facts revealed by iPlayer boss Anthony Rose, in an exclusive one-on-one interview with CNET UK.

"Rose's official job title is Controller, Vision and Online Media Group, and he heads up many of the Big British Castle's Internet activities, including the BBC homepage and the site's search system, as well as iPlayer. Previously, he was chief technology officer at the file-sharing service Kazaa -- the music download service developed by the founders of Skype.

"From what to expect over the next year of development, to a detailed look at the iPlayer's hardware, infrastructure and operation, this detailed interview takes you behind the scenes of the Beeb's enormous on-demand video service."

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