BBC iPlayer on Nintendo Wii

David Artiss

David is the owner and main author of this website. Working as an IT Professional for 25 years and programming for far longer, he is a self-confessed geek and gadget fan. Overweight, glasses wearing and having a deep interest in science fiction and comic book heroes, he doesn't avoid the stereotype.

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  1. Hans says:

    Just got wii iplayer through a wii system update. Mostly working but there is a bandwidth related pause every few minutes.

    Iplayer works fine on macs on the same wireless – unlikely to be bandwidth issue of ISP.

    Hope this is useful and wish this issue could be fixed.

    • David says:

      As has already been discussed, the main issue is that the Wii doesn’t have a hard drive to buffer to – it has a relatively small amount of memory and that is it. However, the rumour is that a Wii hard drive is imminent – in which case, a new version of the Wii iPlayer that can access this may be a solution.

  1. November 18, 2009

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