Beeb's tech woes continue as iPlayer and BBC website suffer weekend outages

Beeb's tech woes continue as iPlayer, BBC website suffer more outages
The BBC's online portals have suffered all weekend

The BBC iPlayer and the corporation's website are still unavailable for users in some areas of the UK as of Sunday afternoon.

The Beeb began experiencing problems with its online portals on Saturday morning with users reporting the main website is down and an inability to access the iPlayer.

"We're sorry @BBCiPlayer @bbccouk are not working for all users. We are working hard to fix the problem. Please bear with us," the BBC tweeted at 11:20am BST.

The problem means some iPlayer users will be unable to watch the final round of The Open golf championships. Hopefully it's fixed in time for Country File and The Antiques Roadshow.

Chris Smith

A technology journalist, writer and videographer of many magazines and websites including T3, Gadget Magazine and He specializes in applications for smartphones, tablets and handheld devices, with bylines also at The Guardian, WIRED, Trusted Reviews and Wareable. Chris is also the podcast host for The Liverpool Way. As well as tech and football, Chris is a pop-punk fan and enjoys the art of wrasslin'.