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EE and Sky unveil new features to personalise TV viewing

Thursday, August 20th 2015

EE unveiled a range of updated features for EE TV set to launch next Tuesday (25 August) for new and existing customers. The additions have been developed with a focus on mobile, and will allow...

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Young viewers snub traditional TVs for smartphones and tablets

Friday, August 7th 2015

The regulator’s 2015 Communications Market Report said 57% of 16 to 24-year-olds regularly watch on-demand and catch-up TV on a laptop or PC. Almost half (45%) watch on a smartphone and four in...

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Vodafone launches new way for mobile customers to top up

Friday, July 31st 2015

The company is piloting a new service from mobile payment experts Powa Technologies that uses QR codes to speed up the topping up process. PowaTag transforms magazine adverts, catalogues, posters...

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New report to reveal on-demand and live-streamed TV viewing figures

Monday, July 27th 2015

The TV Player Report will provide official BARB (the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board) figures for on-demand and live-streamed content through online TV player apps such as BBC iPlayer and All...

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Half of UK sports fans admit watching matches while at work

Thursday, July 2nd 2015

The research, commissioned by NOW TV, found that 47.9% of people surveyed admitted to putting their work to one side to watch sport on a tablet or mobile device. More than a quarter (27%) admitted...

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EE adds to range of own-brand devices with new Harrier Tab

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

The Harrier Tab is available to buy in EE stores and online from today and uses the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. It features an eight-inch full HD screen and 8MP rear-facing and...

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Smartphones will be used by 70% of the world by 2020

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

Ericsson’s Mobility Report, published today, said that 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020, and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. Smartphone...

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EE trial broadcasts FA Cup final coverage over 4G mobile network

Monday, June 1st 2015

The trial of what EE is calling ‘4G Broadcast’ saw multiple devices connected to one broadcast stream of live footage of the game – which saw Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0. Selected viewers...

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Tablets have become a 'must-have’ device for UK consumers

Thursday, May 28th 2015

The tablet has become a ‘must-have’ device in the five years since Apple launched the iPad in the UK in 2010, the communications regulator’s research suggests. The rise in popularity of...

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On demand viewing will not kill off broadcast TV schedules

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

Jecinta Noble, head of editorial at the Sky-owned streaming service, said scheduled broadcasting will not become redundant, because people will still enjoy ‘appointment’ shows like Game of...

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