Digital TV

Growing evidence that TV viewing habits are changing – expert

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

Yet in spite of this, views on the subject are polarised, according to Nick Moreno, Arqiva's head of strategy, satellite and media. Writing in a blog post, he described positions at either end of...

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Lack of awareness stopping disabled people using the internet

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

The Internet Users 2015 report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reported that 48% of ‘lapsed’ internet users – people who had not been online in the last three months – identified...

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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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Head of BBC iPlayer defends service after 'misleading headlines'

Monday, June 1st 2015

Dan Taylor-Watt, in a blog post, said he wanted to “correct some misleading headlines” after a number of articles suggested iPlayer had suffered its first dip in history. Mr Taylor-Watt...

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Roku adds new features to its TV streaming devices

Friday, May 29th 2015

The company is rolling out a UK software update that introduces Roku Search and Roku Feed, allowing users to search or follow entertainment they want to watch. The search function will initially...

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Half of UK adults have used a TV connected to the internet

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

Ofcom’s ‘UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media’ report found that 44% of adults had watched internet-based content through their TV set. Catch-up services such as BBC iPlayer and ITV...

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Deaf campaigners back Ofcom’s call for more sign language on TV

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

The responses come after telecoms regulator Ofcom revealed that the number of minutes of sign-presented programmes that must be shown on TV is rising from 30 to 75 minutes per month. Broadcasters...

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Ofcom failing to let consumers know about product placement on TV

Friday, May 22nd 2015

The UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media report from telecoms regulator Ofcom found that less than 2 in 10 people recognised that a ‘P’ symbol shown at the start, end or either side of a...

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Sky expands range of kids TV shows available on demand

Friday, May 22nd 2015

The number of episodes of favourites including SpongeBob Squarepants and Ben 10 is increasing from 700 to around 4,000. Sky said the additions mean its on demand feature will be home to more...

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Welsh language online TV in greater demand than ever before

Thursday, May 21st 2015

Welsh TV channel S4C was launched as a channel on the iPlayer last year and has been getting an average 110,000 weekly viewing sessions so far in 2015. BBC Cymru Wales says new figures suggest...

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