BBC iPlayer v1.6 stopped working on 5530


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Anyone following the long running saga of the 5530 and BBC iPlayer will know that the old v1.6 standalone app worked for TV streaming only whereas v2.5 which works on a 5800 doesn't work at all on a 5530.

Well things seem to have changed yet again and v1.6 doesn't work either now that the BBC has gone for their integrated player.

Going to the will simply give you a "not supported" message.

On the plus side you can listen to radio by going to the site and selecting the radio program you want. Doing the same with a TV program just gives you a white rectangle where the picture should be (and no sound).

Has anyone had any success with hacking the 5530 web browser so it tells the bbc you've got a 5800 ?

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