Login needed for BBC iPlayer from next year
Fans of the BBC iPlayer will have to log in with a personal account from early next year.
Users of service can already create an online account - known as a BBC ID - but this is not currently required in order to access iPlayer.
However, from Tuesday, BBC ID holders also have to add a postcode to their account information.
TV Licensing will have access to the information but the BBC says it will not be used for enforcement purposes.
The corporation says the changes are part of an attempt to make its services more personal and localised.
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