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YouView on course for spring launch

YouView on course for spring launch

By 7 February 2012

YouView - the much-delayed free TV service funded by a consortium that includes the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and ITV, as well as ISPs Arqiva, TalkTalk and BT - is on course for a scheduled spring launch. That's according to TalkTalk CEO, Dido Harding,... >>

Virgin Media TiVo boss decamps to breathe new life into BT Vision

Virgin Media TiVo boss decamps to breathe new life into BT Vision

By 17 November 2011

Alex Green, formerly Virgin Media's executive director of commercial, TV and online, has left the company in order to take up a position at rival BT. One of the influential figureheads behind the successful launch of Virgin Media TV powered by TiVo,... >>

BBC outlines its vision of TV in the future

BBC outlines its vision of TV in the future

By 16 June 2011

The BBC’s director of distribution, Alix Pryde, has outlined what she and the BBC sees as the future of television in the coming years, suggesting that life in front of the sofa is about to get a lot more interactive.  Clarifying that this isn’t... >>

Technicolor pulls out of YouView partnership

Technicolor pulls out of YouView partnership

By 13 May 2011

It's only been in bed with YouView for a month and a half, but French manufacturer and broadcast technology giant Technicolor has pulled out of the venture with, currently, no public explanation as to why. The split was first rumoured by sources close... >>

YouView hands final tech spec to manufacturers

YouView hands final tech spec to manufacturers

By 15 April 2011

YouView has released its Core Technical Specification white paper for prospective set-top-box manufacturers, and has announced that Huawei, Manhatten, Pace and Vestel have joined Cisco, Humax and Technicolor in expressing interest in developing kit for... >>

YouView reveals its tech and content partners

YouView reveals its tech and content partners

By 24 March 2011

YouView has not been without its problems of late, with massive delays (as exclusively revealed on Pocket-lint), a change in its management team in the form of Sir Alan Sugar replacing Kip Meek as non-executive chairman, and constant scrutinisation by... >>

Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with

Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with

By 8 March 2011

It’s got fans across the globe, but the programme guide feed that powers the older generation of TiVo boxes in the UK will officially cease on 1 June this year. Originally sold to BSkyB customers at the turn of the century, the clever PVR capable of... >>

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

Kip Meek replaced by Alan Sugar at YouView

By 7 March 2011

YouView has swapped its non-executive chairman for Sugar. And before you say, "how many bags?", we're talking about the entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice. Former incumbent Kip Meek, who joined YouView when it was still known as Project Canvas,... >>

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... >>