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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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More than a million mobile customers switch to EE 4G

Monday, April 27th 2015

The mobile network operator added 1.7m new 4G customers in the first three months of 2015, taking its total to 9.3m. Of all the customers signing up to EE pay-monthly deals in the first quarter of...

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Sky 3D TV channel moving fully on demand this year

Friday, April 24th 2015

Luke Bradley-Jones made the announcement on the blog pages of Sky’s corporate site today. He wrote: “From June, Sky 3D is going fully on demand. From the latest 3D movie premieres like...

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BBC Three online TV move delayed until Christmas

Friday, April 24th 2015

The move was originally scheduled to take place during the autumn, but BBC bosses have confirmed it will now happen after Christmas. The BBC plans to replace the slot BBC Three occupies with BBC...

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E4 will be switched off on election day to encourage viewers to vote

Thursday, April 23rd 2015

The channel, which is specifically tailored to 16-34-year-olds, will be turned off for the day on 7 May in an effort to encourage its viewers to vote. The shutdown is believed to be the first...

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Sky attracts highest number of new customers for 11 years

Tuesday, April 21st 2015

The figures, covering the nine months until the end of March 2015 and published today, show a 70% year-on-year increase in new customers. The company also announced over one million new paid-for...

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A third of UK broadband users get 10Mbps or faster - report

Tuesday, April 21st 2015

Akamai’s State of the Internet report found that 38% of UK users are getting what it describes as ‘high broadband’, marking a 25% year-on-year increase. Switzerland and the Netherlands led...

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