Tag Archives: BBC Trust

Sir Michael Lyons to leave BBC Trust

Despite previously saying he would like to seek re-appointment, Sir Michael Lyons has decided to step down a chairman of the BBC Trust when his term in office ends in May.. more
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BBC News app to hit iPhone and iPad today

The BBC is finally going to launch an app for Apple’s magical tablet and smartphone devices. The Beeb was all set to bring out free apps earlier this year, but the.. more
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BBC Trust criticises BBC over content

The BBC is in a bit of spin at the moment and unless this is sorted out fast, things could go terribly wrong for the corporation. One of the latest issues.. more
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Project Canvas gets BBC Trust approval

The BBC Trust has finally given the thumbs up to the scheme to offer Freeview and Freesat digital television online. Towards the end of the 2009, the BBC Trust gave provisional approval and despite complaints from the digital pay TV providers, BSkyB and Virgin Media,.. more
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September launch for Project Canvas?

UPDATE: It looks as though Simon Pitts comment has been misreported - he said Project Canvas was hoping to engage content providers by September, rather than Project Canvas officially launched. Apologies for the error below. By the end of this month, the BBC Trust will.. more
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BBC Trust lives on for now

Before the election the Conservatives and Lib Dems were in favour of abolishing the BBC Trust in its current form and this week the culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will be making his first speech on media policy. It seems that the main subject will be.. more
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Project Canvas could be known as YouView

If the much awaited multi channel online TV service Project Canvas gets the go ahead, then it is likely to take on the brand name of YouView. According to a report in the Financial Times, Project Canvas has been working on a short list of.. more
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BBC Trust supports iPlayer

Since the launch of the BBC iPlayer in 2007 the growth in use of the service has been unprecedented and it would appear that the BBC Trust agree following its performance review of the catch up service. The performance review was planned at the launch.. more
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Canvas gets OFT thumbs up

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will not be investigating the multi channel online TV service Project Canvas, although complaints were made following the formation of the group, claiming that the service was unfair to the competition. However, the OFT has decided that Project Canvas.. more
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BBC alters budgets to pay rent

The BBC Trust has been busy with its calculators, adjusting budgets in order to cover the cost of rents, following the sale of many of the corporation’s freehold properties. The BBC has pubished details of the service agreements for the twenty eight TV, radio and.. more
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