Throughout January, the online version of catch-up platform iPlayer attracted a record 136m requests, boosted by an all-time high of 101.3m TV requests and 34.9m for radio.
On all available platforms, iPlayer attracted a total of 162m requests for live and on-demand programming, up 12% on the previous record of 145m in December. The figure was also up 35% year-on-year.
Virgin Media accounted for around 16% of iPlayer requests (25m), while Sony's PS3 had 5% (8m) and computers accounted for 72% (116m). All three platforms were flat month-on-month, but mobile devices climbed to 5% from the previous month's 4%.
In a record-breaking January, the on-demand platform generated 4.4m requests a day (3.3m for TV and 1.1m for radio) from a record average of 1.7m daily users.
Weekly requests also reached a new record during the week commencing January 17, when 31.2m requests poured in, including a record high of 23.3m for TV.
Matt Lucas and David Walliams' comedy Come Fly With Me was the most requested TV show in January, with all five episodes making up the top five positions, including episode 2 attracting 1.8m requests. Perennial iPlayer favourite Top Gear came in sixth, with episode one of series 16 pulling in 1.1m requests.
The most requested radio show was coverage of the fifth test of The Ashes (day 3), at 157,000 requests. The controversial anniversary episode of The Archers on Radio 4 came in third place with 125,000 requests.
The BBC also announced that its new iPlayer mobile app for Apple's iPad was downloaded 54,511 times in the first 24 hours after its release last Thursday.
Total iPlayer requests from iPads, which include the online iPlayer already available on the device, grew 111% from February 9 to February 10.
Another iPlayer app released for Google Android caused total requests from Android mobile devices to increase 228% from February 9 to February 10.
In total, 50% of all programme requests from Android devices and 55% of all requests from iPads derived from the new iPlayer App last Thursday.