Category Archives: News

Read the latest news, and views on all things related to digital TV in this section.

Which providers are launching new services? Who offers the most popular and most complete services? What new technology and features are on the horizon from the likes of Sky, Virgin Media and BT.

Our news section has everything that you need to know about digital television in the UK

Canis Media named as Local TV operator

Comux UK the not for profit organisation of local TV licence holders which is owned by Canis Media has been named as the new multiplex operator for local TV on digital terrestrial television. The telecommunications regulator Ofcom has chosen Comux … Continue reading

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BBC iPlayer has record 2012

The video on demand service BBC iPlayer has revealed that it has had a record 2012 fuelled by the popularity of programs such as Sherlock, Top Gear and the London Olympics. During this time users consumed more than 36 billion minutes … Continue reading

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Sky plan to expand reach of 3D channel

Satellite television broadcaster Sky is in the process of planning a growth expansion of its 3D television channel on the digital television platform. Under the new plans, the Sky 3D channel will be available to 4.5m Sky HD subscribers as … Continue reading

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Compare Sky and get £100 M&S vouchers

Sky have kick started the new year with a fantastic offer which means when you compare Sky and get a Sky television bundle you can get a £100 M&S voucher for free! With bundles starting from £21.50 per month with Sky, … Continue reading

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TCM and Cartoon network launch in HD on Virgin Media

Cable television operator Virgin Media has confirmed that the TCM HD and Cartoon Network HD channels will be launched on its digital television services taking the total number of high definition channels to 39. TCM HD will be available at channel … Continue reading

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Freesat adds the Active Channel

The free to air satellite television broadcaster Freesat has added a brand new channel today which is totally dedicated to health and fitness. Freesat viewers will now be able to watch the Active Channel which is available at Freesat channel slot … Continue reading

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Get a credit on your Virgin Media collection

Virgin Media have launched a great brand new offer for the new year when you sign up to a bundle from the cable television provider. If you take one of the Virgin Media collections which includes TV, broadband and phone … Continue reading

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Russian News Channel goes HD

RT the Russian News network has launched in high definition on the Sky television platform. According to official BARB data RT reached 2.5 million viewers in the third quarter of 2012 making it the third most watched digital TV news channel … Continue reading

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BT Sport seals WTA tennis deal

BT Sport the brand new digital television channel set to launch on BT Vision later this year, has announced that it has secured the rights to show as much as 800 hours of WTA (Womens Tennis) per year. As part of … Continue reading

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UKTV ends record breaking 2012 with strong December

UKTV the broadcaster behind several popular digital television channels including Good Food, Watch and GOLD has revealed that it has ended 2012 on a high. According to the latest statistics from BARB, UKTV has recorded growth greater than any other television … Continue reading

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