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BBC brings enhanced Connected Red Button service to Samsung and Sony Smart TVs, LG to follow

BBC brings enhanced Connected Red Button service to Samsung and Sony Smart TVs, LG to follow

By 10 January 2014

The BBC has officially launched a beta version of its Connected Red Button service to selected Samsung and Sony Smart TVs. It will also become available on a range of LG Smart TVs in the next few months. Previously available only on Virgin Media TiVo... >>

Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD

Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD

By 4 July 2013

The Wimbledon men's and ladies' finals will be shown live in high-definition 3D by the BBC for the third consecutive year, but has been moved to the broadcaster's Red Button HD service. And, for the first time, all of the semi-finals will be live in 3D... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #110 - Wii U review, Nokia Lumia 620 and The Dandy

Pocket-lint Podcast #110 - Wii U review, Nokia Lumia 620 and The Dandy

By 7 December 2012

The podcast turns its attention on the first new home games console launched in years, as the team reviews the Nintendo Wii U. Nokia's new budget Windows Phone 8 handset, the Lumia 620, its constant employment of deadmau5 and sale of the company headquarters... >>

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

By 4 December 2012

The BBC has relaunched its red button service - initially as a Virgin Media TiVo box exclusive - bringing increased amounts of content, a more streamlined experience and catch up capabilities. Called the "connected red button", the new BBC service lets... >>

Virgin Media adds Sky Sports red button services to TiVo

Virgin Media adds Sky Sports red button services to TiVo

By 2 March 2012

Television service provider Virgin Media has officially added Red Button interactive services to its TiVo box experience, with Sky Sports being the first to benefit from the feature. From today, Sky Sports and Sky Sports HD customers will be able to access... >>

BBC Red Button enhanced sports app kicks off on Virgin Media

BBC Red Button enhanced sports app kicks off on Virgin Media

By 19 December 2011

The BBC has teamed up with Virgin Media to announce that a new, enhanced and sporty Red Button service will be landing on the cable giant's TiVo platform next year. The BBC Sport app will hit the clever set-top box in 2012, along with the BBC News app... >>

11 million use Red Button every week

11 million use Red Button every week

By 18 December 2009

The BBC has released a few stats about the Red Button service which it's been running for the last twelve years or so. A full 11 million people press the red button each week, and the BBC has pushed more content to it this year than it ever has before.... >>

BBC launches new CBeebies red button bits

BBC launches new CBeebies red button bits

By 25 September 2009

The BBC is launching a new red button interactive service for CBeebies, following the launch of the CBeebies iPlayer earlier in the year. Pressing the red button on the CBeebies channel will take viewers into a "new and enhanced" interactive area. There... >>


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