Digital TV

Sky slammed over 'ridiculous' six-month broadband wait

Friday, February 6th 2015

Chloe McKay moved into a new-build property last August with her boyfriend Grant Duguid but, despite numerous calls to Sky and BT Openreach, still has no internet connection and cannot use the on...

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Football fans miss FA Cup match as BT Sport website and app crash

Wednesday, February 4th 2015

Customers took to Twitter to vent their frustration as the BT Sport website and app crashed at the start of the match between Manchester United and Cambridge United. Some received messages...

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Many smart TVs 'won't deliver a great experience', says Netflix

Monday, January 19th 2015

The company launched its Netflix Recommended TV programme in a bid to help consumers find the smart TVs that are the best for viewing Netflix. Televisions that meet certain criteria, including how...

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Smart TV consumers want fewer features

Wednesday, January 14th 2015

Frode Hernes, vice president of product management at Opera Software told Cable.co.uk: “If you look at major smart TV players four years ago, it was movement control, voice control, icons...

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Broadband in Europe is 'well developed' compared to USA

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Mike Duin, the firm’s director of communications for Europe, said bandwidth requirements for high definition services are not “outrageous” and streaming systems have developed to be suitable...

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Ultrafast copper broadband holds the key to 4K TV

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Michael Weissman, vice president for marketing at Sckipio Technologies, said the main things holding back 4K, or ultra high definition (UHD), are download and upload speeds. And as 4K becomes more...

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Mobile video streaming could replace traditional pay-TV

Friday, January 9th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, chief product officer Chris Carey said content companies are finally able to offer services directly to consumers...

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Web designers wrong to think accessibility is 'difficult and expensive'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014

Kevin Carey, chair of the new Digital Accessibility Alliance, said there is a mistaken belief that accessible sites are unattractive, difficult and expensive. The alliance features members from...

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Deaf accessibility to TV on demand 'unacceptable' - National Deaf Children’s Society

Friday, December 19th 2014

The Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD) Provision of Access Services 2014 report determined that there had been “significant” increases in subtitled on demand content from public service...

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Netflix is wrong: TV streaming uptake 'never going to be 100%' - expert

Tuesday, December 16th 2014

Oliver Johnson, analyst at Point Topic, said the number of people streaming their entertainment is growing rapidly, and Christmas will see many households using the technology for their festive...

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