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Ofcom refers Sky's Pay TV movie practices to Competition Commission

Ofcom refers Sky's Pay TV movie practices to Competition Commission

By 4 August 2010

After an investigation into Sky's Pay TV movie packages, Ofcom has decided to refer the company's practices to the Competition Commission. Rival service providers Virgin Media, BT, Setanta and Top Up TV submitted complaints over 3 years ago over the way... >>

Setanta Sports goes into administration

Setanta Sports goes into administration

By 24 June 2009

The UK branch of Setanta Sports has gone into administration, following financial difficulties that saw bills to sporting organisations going unpaid. A notice on the website for the broadcaster reads: "Setanta Sports customers from England, Wales, Scotland,... >>

Sports-themed iPlayer rival Setanta-i launches

Sports-themed iPlayer rival Setanta-i launches

By 1 May 2009

Setanta's new online video offering, Setanta-i is now live, offering iPlayer-esque services for sports fans. Replacing "Setanta By Broadband", the new on-demand service will offer both live and catch-up coverage of Setanta programming. As well as content... >>

Prices for TV sports packages putting fans off

Prices for TV sports packages putting fans off

By 15 September 2008

TV sports packages are prohibitedly expensive, claims a new report by the Liberal Democrats. According to the reports, the results of which were revealed at a Virgin Media-backed CentreForum event at the Liberal Democrats' conference, sports fans are... >>

Arsenal TV kicks off on Virgin Media

Arsenal TV kicks off on Virgin Media

By 14 March 2008

Virgin Media has announced the launch of "Arsenal TV" on its TV platform. The new channel will be available from Tuesday 18th March, free for all Virgin Media's XL TV customers, and included as part of the Setanta Sports pack for TV customers on M or... >>

Hauppauge gives you Setanta Sports on your computer

Hauppauge gives you Setanta Sports on your computer

By 12 February 2008

Setanta Sports, the pay-TV broadcaster, has teamed up with Hauppauge Digital to bring live sports telly to desktop and laptop PCs. Owners of a computer with a TV tuner card can plug Hauppauge's new pay-TV card reader into their PC to enjoy live Barclays... >>

Orange signs Premier League deal with Setanta

Orange signs Premier League deal with Setanta

By 20 December 2007

Orange has agreed a deal with Setanta to offer live coverage of Setanta’s Barclays Premier League games to Orange mobile customers. Orange claims that the deal will make it the only UK mobile operator to offer live coverage of every televised match... >>

Setanta Sports News to launch on November 29th

Setanta Sports News to launch on November 29th

By 6 November 2007

Virgin Media has announced that the new Setanta Sports News channel is to launch on November 29th. The 24-hour channel will be available free-to-air on the Virgin Media platform, and also on satellite, and it will cover, in detail, all relevant sports... >>

Virgin Media, Setanta Sports working on free sports news channel

Virgin Media, Setanta Sports working on free sports news channel

By 26 July 2007

Virgin Media and Setanta Sports have announced that they are working together to launch a new TV channel, Setanta Sports News. The new channel is expected to launch soon and will be available exclusively, and at no additional cost, to all of Virgin Media's... >>

Virgin Media XL TV customers to get Setanta Sports

Virgin Media XL TV customers to get Setanta Sports

By 20 July 2007

Virgin Media and Setanta Sports today announced plans to give new and existing customers who take Virgin Media's XL basic TV package six Setanta Sports Channels for free. The deal means that, from the 26th July, pay TV customers and sports enthusiasts... >>