Digital TV

Virgin Media and Relish ads banned following complaints from BT

Wednesday, December 10th 2014

The regulator has told Virgin Media and Relish to remove ads but complaints about Sky and TalkTalk were not upheld. The rulings are the latest in a long line of complaints service providers have...

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Broadcasters don't realise the importance of subtitles

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014

Jennie Williams, chief executive officer of Enhance the UK, told Cable.co.uk: “So many people are living longer, and as a result, every single one of us at some point in our lives is going to be...

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Junk food advertisers 'using legal loopholes' to target children

Monday, December 1st 2014

Maura Gillespie, the charity’s interim programme director for policy, called on the government to ban junk food adverts being shown before 9pm and to introduce tighter restrictions online. She...

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Second screens having 'huge knock-on effect' on child health

Friday, November 28th 2014

Vicki Dawson, founder of The Children's Sleep Charity, told Cable.co.uk: “We are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from parents of teens regarding sleep issues and many of these are...

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Premier League unlikely to return to terrestrial TV

Wednesday, November 19th 2014

Speaking to Cable.co.uk following the announcement of an Ofcom investigation into Premier League TV rights, Rob Wilson, principal lecturer at the Sheffield Hallam University Sport Industry Research...

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Ofcom Premier League TV rights probe could give fans more choice

Tuesday, November 18th 2014

Rob Wilson of Sheffield Hallam University told Cable.co.uk: "The way the Premier League sell the rights is through packages. BSkyB will often buy the biggest package that gives them the rights to...

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Synchronisation still a problem for TV subtitles

Friday, November 7th 2014

The ‘Measuring live subtitling quality’ report, which examines the accuracy, speed and delay between speech and the corresponding subtitle appearing on screen, found broadcasters are beginning to...

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WWE 'Netflix for wrestling fans' cancelled at eleventh hour

Tuesday, November 4th 2014

The WWE Network, an around the clock subscription service showing live events and on-demand content, was due to launch for UK audiences at 8pm on Monday 3rd of November. However, at 7.39pm GMT, 21...

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Head of deaf charity slams lack of subtitles on streamed content

Tuesday, October 28th 2014

Susan Daniels (pictured), chief executive of the National Deaf Children's Society told Cable.co.uk: “Mainstream broadcasting, the BBC, ITV and so on are doing pretty well as far as access for...

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Fans back Premier League TV rights probe

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Identifying the link between the multi-billion pound TV rights market and the spiralling cost of tickets, a Football Supporters Federation spokesperson told Cable.co.uk: “This is certainly an issue...

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