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Virgin Media lodges Project Canvas reservations

Virgin Media lodges Project Canvas reservations

By 3 August 2010

Virgin Media has lodged an official complaint to Ofcom over Project Canvas. The service provider claims that the proposed video-on-demand platform is anti-competitive. The new venture, which sees the BBC partner with rival broadcasters such as Channel... >>

Channel Five leaves Project Canvas

Channel Five leaves Project Canvas

By 9 July 2010

Channel Five, one of the seven partners in Project Canvas, has left the venture "pending a review of its digital investment strategy". The TV broadcaster, which has been put up for sale by its owner, RTL, is thought to have struggled to findĀ its share... >>

Newspapers protest BBC iPhone news apps

Newspapers protest BBC iPhone news apps

By 18 February 2010

A trade group representing the newspaper industry is kicking up over the news that the BBC is to expand its iPhone app offerings to include a dedicated BBC News application for Apple's mobile platform. The Newspaper Publishers Association, or NPA, has... >>

BBC Trust approves Project Canvas...

BBC Trust approves Project Canvas...

By 22 December 2009

Although its final decision is not due until spring 2010, the BBC Trust has given its provisional approval to the BBC's involvement in Project Canvas, published in a lengthy document available for the public to view. The Trust has decided that "the likely... >>

BBC Trust responds to Digital Britain report

BBC Trust responds to Digital Britain report

By 17 June 2009

The BBC Trust has issued its response to the Digital Britain report, with the Trust's chairman, Sir Michael Lyons, stating there are both "problems to be addressed and opportunities to be grasped". In its role as the "guardian" of the licence fee, the... >>


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