In other new the BBC has announce it will start charging BT for the content that BT customers download.
OK I just made that up. But what the BBC is doing with the iPlayer is driving up demand for consumer broadband
BT is already getting paid to deliver zeros and ones to its customers by its customers, why should they get paid twice?
BBC is already getting charged to push their zeros and ones to the internet, why should they pay twice.
If BT finds this situation unpleasant they could just block the iPlayer, I think this would be a very good way to see how many customers the BBC has given them, as BT watches them leave.