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Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

Sky customers turning to on-demand in droves

By 11 June 2014

Sky has confirmed that more than half of all its TV customers now have a Sky+HD box connected to a broadband service and that on-demand viewing when in a connected home accounts for 5 per cent of all programmes watched. In a huge shift from its first... >>

ITV added to Wauki.tv line-up

ITV added to Wauki.tv line-up

By 31 October 2013

ITV is now on Wuaki.tv, the company has announced, bringing with it hundreds of hours of past and current ITV shows to enjoy. The service, owned by the same people behind Play.com and pronouced "wacky", will mean users now have access to an extensive... >>

Dave catch-up service now available on YouView

Dave catch-up service now available on YouView

By 23 July 2013

Dave, the channel that combines new shows with repeats of classic comedy and other big UK series, has launched an on-demand portal on YouView that offers the last seven days of programming as catch-up content. The shows can also be played by browsing... >>

4oD offline viewing coming 2013

4oD offline viewing coming 2013

By 12 November 2012

Channel 4 is to make mobile offline viewing on 4oD available for catch-up viewing from early 2013 on iOS, and on Android later in the year. The announcement, made at the company's Upfront 2013 conference on Monday, highlights the importance the broadcaster... >>

Philips adds YouTube Movie Rentals to Smart TV

Philips adds YouTube Movie Rentals to Smart TV

By 4 September 2012

Philips has confirmed to Pocket-lint that Philips Smart TV owners will soon be able to rent movies from the YouTube Movie Rental store when it launches on its TVs in the UK later this year. Philips Smart TV will be among the first TV platforms to offer... >>

Dune HD Connect stick is world's smallest Full HD Media player

Dune HD Connect stick is world's smallest Full HD Media player

By 3 September 2012

Plug the Dune HD Connect into the back of your “normal” televison and you’ll get the same experience as that of a smart TV, with access to the internet and a host of apps. Dune’s dongle is the world’s smallest Full HD Media Player and slots... >>

Netflix Post-play feature now lets you watch non-stop

Netflix Post-play feature now lets you watch non-stop

By 22 August 2012

Netflix has launched a new "Post-play" feature aimed at those trying to work their way through the box sets of their favourite TV shows. Now when viewers get to the end of an episode, instead of boring you with details like who was the Best Boy or the... >>

Is Sky about to take on Netflix in its own back yard through Roku investment?

Is Sky about to take on Netflix in its own back yard through Roku investment?

By 26 July 2012

Roku, the TV box provider that offers access to web streaming services such as Netflix, has received a cash investment of $45 million. The financial backing comes from, among others, News Corporation and BSkyB, which, when combined with the launch of... >>

Netflix "Just for kids" section just got bigger

Netflix "Just for kids" section just got bigger

By 10 April 2012

Kids rejoice! Those that live in the US at least. Netflix has agreed a new deal that means you’ll have even more shows to help put off your homework. The internet subscription service has thrashed out a deal with Hasbro Studios that will see its various... >>

BBC to launch iTunes rival

BBC to launch iTunes rival

By 15 March 2012

The BBC is to launch a premium download video service to take on the likes of Apple's ITunes. The move - part of an initiative called Project Barcelona - has long been rumoured but has now been officially confirmed by BBC director-general Mark Thompson.... >>


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