Tag Archives: sports

Puma phone bounds into UK shops

The Puma sports themed phone (produced in conjunction with Sagem) ships today in the UK. It’s a smartphone especially designed for sporty types, with extras like a pedometer, so you can.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

OZ TV to go 3D

In Australia, Channel Nine and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) have obtained licences from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to trial 3D television services in the cities of, Adelaide,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Virgin Media offers cut price satellite TV

In line with some other broadcasters, it seems that cable TV provider Virgin Media could soon be offering its subscribers a better deal on the pay TV premium sports channels from.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

Sports organisations threaten Ofcom with legal action

Sporting organisations in the UK could be thinking about taking legal action against the media regulator’s plans to force the satellite broadcaster BSkyB to reduce the price it charges for wholesale use of its content. Ofcom will be announcing its plan this week and it.. more
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More HD channels for BSkyB

The satellite broadcaster BSkyB has announced two additions to the Sky+ HD service, with the launch of Sky Sports 4 HD and the Hallmark Channel HD. Sky Sports 4, which is the rebranded Sky Sport Xtra, will launch at the end of the month and.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

BBC should not pay too much for sports

The BBC Trust’s review of how the broadcaster operates is coming up with some curious ideas for change. Some may say that there are even conflicting reports being produced. One of the major options being considered by the Trust concerns sport, which has become a.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

ESPN free weekend on VM TV

Today is the start of ESPN’s free weekend, which means that Sky satellite and Virgin Media cable viewers will be able to watch ESPN and ESPN HD1 free of charge until late Sunday evening. This is a clever move from the new UK sports satellite.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

Freesat to show Winter Olympics in HD

Just as the big freeze begins to thaw, in a few weeks time there will be a mass of winter sports exploding onto the TV screens as the BBC begins coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics from Vancouver. As the BBC will also be broadcasting.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Fox sports plans means end for Setanta deal

At one time it looked as if the US broadcaster, Fox, would be interested in taking on the US part of the Irish based satellite sports firm, Setanta. The US division was yet another part of the Setanta organisation to survive the satellite TV company’s.. more
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Dallas Cowboys delivers 3D Technology

The Dallas Cowboys American Football team made history with a 3D broadcast of a live sports event which took place at the Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, USA. The entire crowd were given a free set of 3D glasses and during the second half of the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV