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4oD is dead, long live All 4: Channel 4's new on demand service launches 30 March

4oD is dead, long live All 4: Channel 4's new on demand service launches 30 March

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Channel 4 has announced that it will be rebranding its 4oD catch-up and on demand service All 4 from 30 March, with 3G and 4G streaming for iPad and iPhone just one of the new additions added to its feature set, plus a portal will be available for PC... >>

4oD expires in 2015, Channel 4 to change catch-up platform to All 4

4oD expires in 2015, Channel 4 to change catch-up platform to All 4

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Channel 4 will rebrand and relaunch its catch-up and on demand platform 4oD in 2015. It will be called All 4 and be the new home of all digital content from the UK broadcaster, including its linear channels. From the end of the first quarter of next... >>

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

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Contrary to rumour and speculation in recent months, the BBC has joined the rest of the original YouView backers in pledging further investment to the service for another five years. The new agreement includes ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and... >>

Channel 4 to broadcast live from International Space Station as part of its Space Season

Channel 4 to broadcast live from International Space Station as part of its Space Season

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Channel 4 will broadcast an interactive two-hour live special show from the International Space Station in March, to end a whole month of programming dedicated to space travel and exploration. Live from Space: Lap of the Planet will be broadcast from... >>

The Snowman and The Snowdog game hits iPad, iPhone and Android in time for Christmas

The Snowman and The Snowdog game hits iPad, iPhone and Android in time for Christmas

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We're walking on the Air. The iPad Air, that is. Channel 4 has released The Snowman and The Snowdog, a game application based on the 2012 sequel to Raymond Briggs's seasonal favourite The Snowman. It's also available for other iPads, the iPhone and Android... >>

Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering

Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering

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Owners of a Now TV set-top-box will find a new app alongside the existing catch-up and on-demand offerings from BBC iPlayer and Demand 5. Channel 4's 4oD service is now accessible through the box, leaving just ITV as the last major terrestrial TV broadcaster... >>

Battle lost: TVCatchUp stops streaming ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 due to high-court ruling

Battle lost: TVCatchUp stops streaming ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 due to high-court ruling

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London-based TVCatchUp can no longer stream some services from ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 on its website. The broadcasters won a high-court ruling against TVCatchUp on Friday, as reported by The Guardian, which has forced the controversial website to... >>

4oD for iPad, iPhone and Android adds offline viewing

4oD for iPad, iPhone and Android adds offline viewing

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Channel 4 has updated its 4oD application for both iOS and Android devices. Like BBC iPlayer, the television catch-up and video on demand app now includes a download feature so you can watch shows offline. After the mandatory update, many shows will have... >>

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

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Channel 4 will be the first UK broadcaster to launch a proper full second-screen, always-on companion app. Called 4Now - although that name could change after beta testing - it will let you access extra content on your iOS device while watching Channel... >>

4oD offline viewing coming 2013

4oD offline viewing coming 2013

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Channel 4 is to make mobile offline viewing on 4oD available for catch-up viewing from early 2013 on iOS, and on Android later in the year. The announcement, made at the company's Upfront 2013 conference on Monday, highlights the importance the broadcaster... >>

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

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Customers who sign up to the TalkTalk Plus broadband and phone plan will now receive a free YouView set-top-box as part of their on-going subscriptions. The box, which enables users to catch-up with shows from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 as well... >>

I wanted to love YouView, but I don't. Yet.

I wanted to love YouView, but I don't. Yet.

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The development of YouView has been a long and arduous affair, not just because of the technical hurdles, but because of other broadcasters and rights-holders. The service started as a brilliant notion that IP TV was quickly becoming a reality, and that... >>

YouView catch-up TV finally launched, available end July

YouView catch-up TV finally launched, available end July

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YouView has announced on Wednesday that its TV set-top box will be available to buy from the end of July, bringing BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 on-demand content to UK homes, without the need for an ongoing subscription. The YouView project has been... >>

4seven channel announced: The most talked about TV from C4

4seven channel announced: The most talked about TV from C4

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Channel 4 is to launch a new catch-up TV service known as 4seven, the schedules being determined by those programmes that make the most "noise" online.  Turning to the likes of Twitter and Facebook, Channel 4 will decide which programmes will populate... >>

Inbetweeners boosts 4oD views as nation's appetite to catch up continues

Inbetweeners boosts 4oD views as nation's appetite to catch up continues

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Channel 4, like the BBC, has confirmed that there are a growing number of us using online catch up services to watch shows that we’ve missed on telly. According to the UK broadcaster, viewing figures for its 4oD service are up over 20 per cent on the... >>

Channel 4's 4oD comes to iPhone

Channel 4's 4oD comes to iPhone

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Channel 4 has announced that you can now get its 4oD service on the iPhone, thanks to the launch of a new app on Friday after months of waiting.  The new 4oD CatchUp app will now let iPhone owners as well as iPad users view Channel 4’s catch-up TV... >>

iPhone not Stephen Fry's greatest gadget

iPhone not Stephen Fry's greatest gadget

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The iPhone, and smartphones generally, only came a paltry 13th in Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets - a TV show aired by Channel 4 in the UK yesterday. And the self-confessed Apple fanboy revealed that the iPad (10th) and iPod (3rd) were also beaten... >>

Channel4.com 4oD launches all-new rebuilt user interface

Channel4.com 4oD launches all-new rebuilt user interface

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Channel4.com has announced that its ever-popular 4oD video on demand service has had an overhaul; due to rise like a phoenix from the flames on 31 August, resplendent in a host of new features. Keeping its 30-day catchup service and extensive back catalogue,... >>

4oD Catch Up comes to iPad, we go hands-on

4oD Catch Up comes to iPad, we go hands-on

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Channel 4 has deemed the iPad good enough now to launch a dedicated Channel 4 On Demand iPad app allowing you to catch up on Channel 4 shows from your Apple tablet rather than the a laptop. But it is any good? We go hands on to find out.  Download the... >>

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

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YouView has swapped its non-executive chairman for Sugar. And before you say, "how many bags?", we're talking about the entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice. Former incumbent Kip Meek, who joined YouView when it was still known as Project Canvas,... >>

Freesat increases its high-def armoury with C4HD

Freesat increases its high-def armoury with C4HD

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Freesat has announced that it will be increasing its high-definition offerings to four channels by, ironically enough, adding Channel 4's HD platform - C4HD - to its line-up. Freesat managing director Emma Scott said: "This is fantastic news for Freesat.... >>