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

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

By 28 March 2014

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... >>

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

By 11 October 2013

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... >>

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

By 26 July 2012

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.

By 6 July 2012

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

By 4 July 2012

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... >>

Channel 5 broadcasts first 360-degree dual-screen mobile and TV promo

Channel 5 broadcasts first 360-degree dual-screen mobile and TV promo

By 19 April 2012

In the last week, Channel 5 teamed with XS2TheWorld to use the latter's 360-degree video technology to broadcast a dual-screen TV promotion that could be viewed from other angles on a smartphone or iPad. The clip, which was created to promote The Gadget... >>

Channel 5's other channels come to Freesat

Channel 5's other channels come to Freesat

By 6 December 2011

Freesat has announced that it is adding five more channels from Channel 5 to its service from Tuesday 6 December. Viewers who use the service will now be able to get Channel 5 +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, 5* and 5* +1. It means Freesat users will be able to now... >>

Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

By 5 September 2011

Ofcom has invited applications from commercial public service broadcasters for this fifth HD slot on Freeview. The move opens the door for Channel 5 to make the Freeview HD plunge, 18 months or so after it ballsed up its last attempt by not providing... >>

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

By 7 March 2011

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,... >>


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