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Sky Arts to be relaunched as single TV channel plus on demand content

Wednesday, April 29th 2015

The company is merging Sky Arts 1 and Sky Arts 2, combining content from both channels in a change that will see it moved higher up the broadcaster’s Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). As part of the revamp, set to take place...

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New Peter Kay comedy box-set a hit with iPlayer viewers

Wednesday, April 29th 2015

Car Share was premiered in full on iPlayer from 24 to 28 April and had 2.8m requests. One episode had more than a million requests alone. The BBC define requests as the number of successful attempts to stream or download a...

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Dutch firm plans to 'disrupt' UK broadband and mobile markets

Wednesday, April 29th 2015

Angie Communications is planning to bring 10Gbps fibre broadband connections to three million UK premises in the next six years. It also wants to bring 4.5G, or 4G LTE, mobile coverage to 95% of the country, and 5G wireless...

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On demand popularity will not hurt pay TV subscriptions

Wednesday, April 29th 2015

This is in spite of a growing number of so-called 'cord-cutters' – those moving away from live broadcast TV in favour of streamed or on demand services – opting to watch their television programmes at a time of their own...

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Mobile providers will switch off 2G and 3G networks by 2020 - analyst

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

According to leading global technology research and advisory firm Ovum, mobile providers will be ready to move on from 2G and 3G networks by around 2020, with the latter being switched off first. However, determining the...

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ITV and Channel 5 TV shows available on demand on Sky Go mobile app

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

Live streams of the two channels were launched on Sky Go last year, but now users can watch shows such as Gotham and The Only Way Is Essex whenever they want. Sky Go now features shows from more than 70 channels and has 2.6m...

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1 in 20 Brits head to the loo for a better mobile signal

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

The research, commissioned by Panasonic, found that 66% of Brits experience difficulty getting mobile phone signal at home, causing more than a third to be cut off from an important call. According to the poll, 63% of us...

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Shebang to become Personal Group Mobile following £1.3m takeover

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

The MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator), which is carried on the Three Mobile network, was sold out of administration for up to £1.3m, with integration and due diligence costs of up to £1m. Personal Group is using the...

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Plusnet broadband customers most likely to recommend company

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

The findings come after cloud-based technology provider Satmetrix conducted a survey focusing on levels of customer loyalty in a variety of commercial sectors, including broadband. The research measured how likely UK broadband...

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TalkTalk launches £12 a month SIM-only mobile plan

Monday, April 27th 2015

The £12 a month deal gives existing TalkTalk broadband customers unlimited minutes, texts and data on a 30-day rolling contract. But if a customer cancels their TalkTalk broadband account, the cost of the All-in SIM rises to...

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