Jan 20, 2021

Lockdown: Vodafone will not offer free access to BBC Bitesize

Vodafone will not offer data-free access to BBC Bitesize during lockdowns in the UK, saying it is not technically possible to ring-fence it from other BBC content. EE and Plusnet have said the same for BBC Bitesize. Vodafone told BBC News its technical team had concluded it was not possible to offer free access to BBC Bitesize without doing so for the whole of the BBC's UK website. EE, BT Mobile and Plusnet Mobile - all owned by BT - have promised BBC Bitesize content will be free for its customers from the end of January. "BT told BBC News:"We recognise that process of zero-rating a site or service, is technically difficult, and potentially costly.

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