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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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BBC Plans revamp of iPlayer services on Android

Smartphone owners that have the Android operating system will be pleased to hear that the BBC plans to revamp its video on demand service BBC iPlayer app. The new plans are as part of a longer term strategy which will see … Continue reading

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200 million monthly requests for BBC iPlayer

The BBC has confirmed that its video on demand service BBC iPlayer has passed a key milestone having registered over 200 million requests for programmes in a single month. Requests for programmes have been driven by the return of Merlin and … Continue reading

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Catch up TV in vogue with Brits

Following a survey to mark the free to air digital television service Freeview’s tenth birthday the British people have heaped praise on catch up TV servicesas the most important technological TV development of the last decade. Of the 2,000 respondents … Continue reading

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BBC iPlayer goes live on Sky+ catch up TV service

BBC’s catch up television service BBC iPlayer has officially launched on Sky+ as part of the satellite television broadcasters brand new video on demand strategy. The catch up TV service went live on the Sky platform yesterday and is now available … Continue reading

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Humax unveils brand new Freesat set top box

Freesat in association with set top box manufacturer Humax will launch their first ever set top box complete with the brand new Free Time digital television guide. The new Humax HDR-1000S Freesat set top box complete with Free Time technology will … Continue reading

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Red Button television services to be cut by BBC

The BBC has confirmed that it is to cut the amount of television streams that are available via its interactive red button services as it begins to refocus on its online offering. The BBC announced that as of the 15th … Continue reading

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London 2012 drives record iPlayer usage

BBC iPlayer has broken a series of records as coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games helped the video on demand service to achieve its highest levels of usage. In August the video on demand service from the BBC attracted 196 … Continue reading

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New on demand section for Sky+ Guide

Sky have launched a brand new on demand section on their Sky+ EPG (Electronic Program Guide), as well as announcing a brand new 2TB set top box and brand new Zeebox functionality to its Sky+ iPad app. The EPG is believed … Continue reading

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4oD service to be available on Sky

The satellite television broadcaster Sky has confirmed that it will have the video on demand services from all of the UK broadcasting providers after Channel 4 confirmed that the 4oD video on demand service would be available on the satellite … Continue reading

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