Digital TV

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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Landlines will be 'virtually extinct' by 2025

Tuesday, April 21st 2015

The claims were made in the ‘How evolving technology has changed the way we work and communicated; and what the future holds’ white paper. According to the document, which draws information...

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Internet streaming will ‘replace linear TV’ within 20 years - Netflix

Monday, April 20th 2015

Chief executive officer Reed Hastings said linear TV had been very successful but would become less and less important to future generations of viewers. “Linear TV has been [on] an amazing 50...

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O2 customers get early access to Channel 4 TV shows online

Monday, April 20th 2015

The new partnership between O2 Priority, the network’s loyalty programme, and Channel 4’s All 4, gives access to ten hit Channel 4 and E4 series including Peep Show and Made in Chelsea two days...

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Netflix introduces audio description for blind subscribers

Thursday, April 16th 2015

The accessibility service, which provides audio commentary describing what is happening on screen, enables TV viewers who are blind or have a visual impairment to engage with broadcasted...

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