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BBC To Launch US Streaming Service

The BBC will launch a new online streaming service in America as part of an effort to raise more money from commercial sources abroad. Lord Hall, the director-general of the BBC, said the new service would deliver programmes not already shown in the US. The BBC will seek to take advantage of the US trend for "cord-cutting," whereby consumers are abandoning pay-TV subscriptions in favour of so-called "skinny bundles" of relatively inexpensive streaming subscriptions from providers such as Netflix and Amazon.

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