BBC iPlayer is about to stop working on many Windows mobile phones, from April 2017.
The corporation says it is "no longer cost effective" to keep running its Windows iPlayer app, so it will be discontinued.
It will still be possible to get the iPlayer using the Microsoft Edge browser, released 18 months ago with Windows 10.
But those phones still running on Windows 8.1 will no longer be able to get the iPlayer after April.
The BBC said in a statement on its website:
"When the BBC iPlayer app was originally created it was not technically possible to playback BBC programmes via the browser. As it is now possible to playback via the browser it’s no longer cost effective for the BBC to maintain a BBC iPlayer app for Windows mobile devices."
The corporation advises Windows 8.1 customers to upgrade to Windows 10 if they want to continue using iPlayer. Adding: "If you do upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, you’ll be able to play content from BBC iPlayer and BBC iPlayer Radio. If you remain on Windows Phone 8.1, you’ll only be able to play radio programmes."
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