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Freesat adds Demand 5: Calls full house on UK catch-up TV services

Freesat adds Demand 5: Calls full house on UK catch-up TV services

By 6 August 2013

Freesat has added Demand 5 to its selection of catch-up TV services, meaning it offers the full selection of the UK's main catch-up TV apps, joining BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD. You'll need to have a Freesat box that's compatible with Free Time from... >>

Samsung Smart TVs bulging with Gameloft and Five on Demand apps

Samsung Smart TVs bulging with Gameloft and Five on Demand apps

By 13 May 2011

Gameloft has revealed the line-up of games it's bringing to Samsung Smart TVs this year. And the Korean consumer electronics giant has also announced a partnership with UK TV channel Five to add its Five on demand service to the company's television platform... >>

Demand 5 lands on Virgin Media

Demand 5 lands on Virgin Media

By 11 November 2010

Virgin Media has added Demand 5 to its video-on-demand repertoire, bringing with it all the goodies (and all the rubbish too) from Channel 5. So that means all the CSI: Miami, The Mentalist and Push that you can handle. But it also means Neighbours and... >>

Five plays Hokey Cokey with Project Canvas

Five plays Hokey Cokey with Project Canvas

By 24 August 2010

Channel Five is back on board the good ship Project Canvas following its £104 million takeover by Richard Desmond's Northern & Shell Group. The broadcaster had pulled out of the project back in July because of problems with the "fundamental strategic... >>

Five HD on Virgin: Ready for launch

Five HD on Virgin: Ready for launch

By 13 July 2010

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

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 find its share... >>

Project Canvas given all-clear by OFT?

Project Canvas given all-clear by OFT?

By 19 May 2010

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

By 17 March 2010

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

By 17 February 2010

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 review
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First Look: SeeSaw review

By 27 January 2010

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... >>