The Trust also approved related proposals to allow first-run and third-party content on i Player, as well as extend CBBC's broadcast day to p.m.
The BBC One timeshift service was rejected, citing "limited public value".
The remit of BBC Three is to bring younger audiences to high quality public service broadcasting through a mixed-genre schedule of innovative UK content featuring new UK talent.
The channel should use the full range of digital platforms to deliver its content and to build an interactive relationship with its audience. for an audience that the BBC has traditionally had difficulty in attracting.
On , BBC Three was added to the Sky EPG in the Republic of Ireland on channel 229.