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Five HD on Virgin: Ready for launch

Five HD on Virgin: Ready for launch

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Money might be a bit too tight at Five for a Freeview HD launch anytime this year, but Five HD is now available on Virgin Media. We already knew the channel was on its way to Sky, but the news will come as a nice surprise for Virgin Media HD customers... >>

Channel Five leaves Project Canvas

Channel Five leaves Project Canvas

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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 find its share... >>

Project Canvas given all-clear by OFT?

Project Canvas given all-clear by OFT?

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Project Canvas, the video-on-demand service backed by seven partners including the BBC, ITV and BT, will not be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading over competition issues; potentially given it the green light to go ahead. Speaking today, Sheldon... >>

Sky grabs Five HD to complete UK terrestrial HD line-up

Sky grabs Five HD to complete UK terrestrial HD line-up

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Five HD might not be coming to Freeview for some time, but that hasn't stopped Satellite broadcaster Sky jumping in and grabbing the channel for its HD customers when it goes live in July. The news means that fans of CSI, FlashForward, Neighbours and... >>

Online TV streaming service Seesaw goes live for all

Online TV streaming service Seesaw goes live for all

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The Seesaw online TV service has now launched into open beta after a successful closed beta has seen testing with around 20,000 users. Like an ad-funded version of the BBC's iPlayer service, Seesaw offers programming from the Beeb, Channel 4 and Five... >>

First Look: SeeSaw
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First Look: SeeSaw

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You know iPlayer? It's good isn't it? The trouble is  that you can only get BBC programmes on it, which is okay if you like BBC programmes, but what if you don't? What if you want to watch Channel 4 or Five shows? In steps SeeSaw. SeeSaw has been born... >>

Sony reveals next-gen 3D-ready Blu-ray player

Sony reveals next-gen 3D-ready Blu-ray player

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It's not only Sony's tellies that are getting Monolithic on your ass, but their new range of Blu-ray players too. "The new 2010 Blu-ray Disc Players from Sony will redefine home entertainment in your living room, even before you switch them on", says... >>

Five offers iPhone app for live UEFA Europa League matches

Five offers iPhone app for live UEFA Europa League matches

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iPhone owners will be able to watch an season of live football matches for a one-off fee of less than a fiver. The deal is thanks to a new app from Channel Five, that has the broadcast rights to the UEFA Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup. The app will... >>

FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent

FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent

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FlashForward, a television show just launched in the US from the creators of Lost and based on the book by Robert J Sawyer, has proved a surprise hit on filesharing websites. At the time of writing, Mininova and the Pirate Bay are both displaying nearly... >>

Nintendo, Five announce auditions for "Britain's best brain"

Nintendo, Five announce auditions for "Britain's best brain"

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Nintendo and Five have announced auditions for a television show that will see a nationwide quest to find the "best brains in Britain". The two companies are putting prospective contestants through a series of challenges in a nationwide road show which... >>