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Internet providers told to block unauthorised eBook websites

Thursday, May 28th 2015

The websites in question help users find unauthorised copies of eBooks. An investigation by The Publishers Association (PA) found that the sites, which are all based overseas, hold around 10m...

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Sky expands range of kids TV shows available on demand

Friday, May 22nd 2015

The number of episodes of favourites including SpongeBob Squarepants and Ben 10 is increasing from 700 to around 4,000. Sky said the additions mean its on demand feature will be home to more...

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Sky and TalkTalk launch UFO website to promote fibre broadband in York

Wednesday, May 20th 2015

The site says ‘UltraFibreOptic’ – or UFO – has landed and allows users to register their interest in ultrafast broadband. Sky and TalkTalk are working with infrastructure provider...

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TalkTalk to offer fibre broadband to customers in York this autumn

Friday, May 15th 2015

The company is working with Sky and infrastructure provider CityFibre to provide the city with fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband capable of speeds up to 1,000Mbps. In its financials, which...

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On demand viewing will not kill off broadcast TV schedules

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

Jecinta Noble, head of editorial at the Sky-owned streaming service, said scheduled broadcasting will not become redundant, because people will still enjoy ‘appointment’ shows like Game of...

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EE is UK's most complained-about broadband and landline provider

Tuesday, May 12th 2015

There were more complaints about Vodafone’s pay-monthly mobile services than any other provider, while complaints about BT TV were five times the industry average. Ofcom, the UK’s telecoms...

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Skype's name too similar to that of Sky, says EU court

Thursday, May 7th 2015

The General Court of the European Union’s judgement means Microsoft cannot register a trademark for Skype’s name or logo. Microsoft first applied to register a trademark for Skype in 2004, but...

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Sky TV packages to keep Comedy Central and MTV after Viacom deal

Friday, May 1st 2015

The commercial partnership between Sky and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has been extended for a further five years. It means Viacom’s popular pay TV channels – including Comedy...

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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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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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