Tag Archives: video on demand

YouView begins UK trials

youview YouView has begun trials in the UK, and thousands of test set-top boxes could be live within the next month or so, according to reports. The last we heard, the TalkTalk.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV, IPTV News

SeeSaw online TV to close, figures don’t balance

Arqiva has announced that it is to close down its SeeSaw online TV service. The project was launched last February, and offered around 3,000 hours of free content, which included some.. more
Posted in All Tech News, IPTV News

Sony PS3 to get ITV Player and 4oD

Sony is continuing to pull ahead of the Xbox in terms of catch-up TV services in the UK. Not only does the PS3 already have the iPlayer, which Microsoft hasn’t managed.. more
Posted in All Tech News, IPTV News, PS3 News

Sony Qriocity movie streaming service launched

Sony has officially launched its video-on-demand movie service, Qriocity, in the UK and across Europe. Qriocity uses a pay-per-view model and offers a library of hundreds of films, including blockbusters from the likes of Twentieth Century Fox, Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Walt Disney.. more
Posted in All Tech News, IPTV News

Hulu Plus available for all

Online video-on-demand service Hulu has announced that ‘Hulu Plus’ is now out of closed beta, which means that you no longer need an invitation to try it out. The service is available to anyone who is willing to pay $10 a month Hulu Plus, which.. more
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VOD comes to Tata Sky+ PVR

Website: Rapid TV News With competitors starting to launch their own PVR services, Indian DTH operator Tata Sky is launching video-on-demand services through its Tata Sky+ PVR, thus keeping its point of differentiation. Until now, Tata Sky has been the only Indian operator to offer.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

Virgin Media to review marketing accounts

The cable broadcaster and phone provider, Virgin Media, is about to review its current creative, direct and digital marketing agencies, with a view to bringing these services in house, or at least to come up with a more fluent way of communicating with consumers. Currently.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

Chiefs claim UK VOD market over-regulated

Channel 4’s chairman, Luke Johnson has spoken out over the Competition Commission’s decision to block Project Kangaroo, the proposed video on demand joint venture between BBC Worldwide, ITV.com and 4oD. At the Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention Johnson criticised the regulatory burden placed on the.. more
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Arqiva acquires Project Kangaroo

On-demand TV platform Project Kangaroo has been acquired by broadcast infrastructure company Arqiva. Arqiva has acquired the hardware, software, and intellectual property assets of Project Kangaroo, which was developed in a joint venture between BBC Worldwide, Channel 4, and ITV. Arqiva aims to use the.. more
Posted in IPTV News

Roxanne Austin makes a Move in IPTV

Move Networks, which provides IPTV services, announced yesterday that Roxanne Austin, the former President and COO of DIRECTV, will take the lead of the company as the president and chief executive officer of Move Networks. Her job will begin immediately as the company is excited.. more
Posted in IPTV News