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YouView confirms delay until 2012

YouView confirms delay until 2012

By 9 February 2011

As revealed exclusively on Pocket-lint on Tuesday, YouView isn't going to be hitting UK homes until early 2012. We revealed the delayed February 2012 date after an inside source spilled the beans to us, and now YouView has officially confirmed the delay... >>

YouView delayed until February 2012

YouView delayed until February 2012

By 8 February 2011

New video-on-demand platform YouView has been delayed until next year, according to one of Pocket-lint's trusted sources. It was previously reported that the service, formerly called Project Canvas, had been pushed back to summertime, but we now understand... >>

Ofcom approval: YouView all systems go

Ofcom approval: YouView all systems go

By 19 October 2010

YouView has been given the green-light by communications watchdog Ofcom, who has confirmed that it will not be opening an investigation into the internet-based TV platform born out of Project Canvas. The independent telecommunications regulator had received... >>

BT Vision app for connected TVs on the way?

BT Vision app for connected TVs on the way?

By 14 October 2010

As well as being a partner in the forthcoming YouView (née Project Canvas) TV platform, British Telecom is keen to stress that it will keep its BT Vision offering running. And, indeed, that it is improving the service all the time. Recently, it has adopted... >>

YouView: The new name for Project Canvas

YouView: The new name for Project Canvas

By 16 September 2010

The controversial IPTV and video-on-demand service, Project Canvas, has been rebranded as YouView, which will be its public name and face. It comes from the formation of a new company, YouView TV Ltd, and the appointment of Richard Halton, the ex-head... >>

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... >>

Project Canvas seeking manufacturing partner

Project Canvas seeking manufacturing partner

By 11 August 2010

It looks as if Project Canvas is all systems go, as the organisation has invited manufacturers to begin work on developing hardware to carry the internet connected television platform. Cisco, Humax and Technicolor have so far been named as Project Canvas'... >>

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 find its share... >>

Project Canvas planned for early 2011 launch

Project Canvas planned for early 2011 launch

By 30 June 2010

Project Canvas' chief technical officer has stated that the much debated and delayed service should be arriving in the first half of 2011. The open online TV platform, which Anthony Rose describes as a "best of breed", will have an Intel system-on-a-chip... >>


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