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Sky to increase price of TV packages by average of £2 per month from 1 June

Monday, March 21st 2016

The provider has revealed new prices for its TV packages and upgrades, with increases of between £1 and £4.25 per month. Sky's premier package, The Complete, will see the biggest jump in cost -...

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Sky offers free tablet to existing customers

Friday, January 8th 2016

Launched last summer, the Tab E is a wi-fi only ‘family-friendly’ tablet with a 9.6-inch LCD display and 8GB of storage. Key features of the £159 device include Multi Window (which allows you...

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Amazon streaming service celebrates record-breaking festive period

Thursday, January 7th 2016

More than three million new members worldwide joined Amazon Prime – which gives them unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV series – during the third week of December...

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Sky offers free gifts with TV bundles this week in Black Friday sale

Monday, November 23rd 2015

In the Black Friday sale, customers can choose from a free 32” LG TV, Samsung Galaxy Tab E, LG Soundbar, 10 buy and keep movies from Sky Store or £100 reward. The reward options include...

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Netflix to hit 100m subscribers worldwide by 2018

Thursday, October 29th 2015

Analysis firm IHS Technology forecasts that subscriptions to the streaming giant will grow by 22% between now and 2019, with huge growth in Western Europe over the next three years. The number...

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BARB publishes first on-demand and live-streamed TV viewing report

Wednesday, September 30th 2015

The TV Player Report is the first set of BARB (the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board) data to focus on viewing through mediums other than a traditional TV set, such as laptops and desktop...

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Virgin Media's top broadband speed to hit a 'Vivid' 200Mbps

Tuesday, September 29th 2015

Existing Virgin broadband customers will be able to upgrade from speeds of 50Mbps, 100Mbps and 152Mbps to 70Mbps, 150Mbps and 200Mbps. Ultrafast speeds of 100Mbps and above from Virgin will be...

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Freeview TVs will be HD-only from the end of 2016

Friday, September 25th 2015

The subscription-free TV service has announced that the Freeview Trade Mark Licence will only be granted for HD products from the end of 2016. The move, which is expected to give a boost to sales...

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Could iPlayer offer content from other TV providers as part of ‘Open BBC’?

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

Outlining his plans for the future of the BBC, director general Tony Hall said although the iPlayer had helped “make the unmissable, unmissable”, Britain is losing out to rivals whose platforms...

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More than a third of TV and video viewing now watched on demand

Thursday, September 3rd 2015

The Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015, launched today, shows that consumers now spend six hours a week watching streamed on-demand TV series, programmes and movies. This has more than...

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